- 51 years old
- Date of birth: Dec 21, 1959
- Place of birth:
- Date of passing: Oct 10, 2011
- Place of passing:
Kelowna, British Columbia, Canada
|Let the memory of Yew Loong be with us forever|
This memorial website was created in the memory of our loved one, Yew Loong Yee, 51, born in 1959 and passed away on October 10, 2011. We will remember him forever.
Please feel free to write a tribute to Yew Loong or a condolence message to his family. If you have any stories about him, please do post them as well or send it to me so that I can post them. Yew Loong's family would like to keep in touch so please mention your connection with Yew Loong if you do not know the family personally.
Here is a link of a short news report that was broadcasted in Calgary today (Oct 13, 2011). The news report starts at 6:37. http://www.globaltvcalgary.com/video/early+news++oct+13/video.html?v=2153277832&p=1&s=dd#video
Here is a news article for the Okanagan region. However some facts like ages are not correct.http://www.castanet.net/news/Kelowna/65777/Distracted-driver-strikes-pedestrians
Here is a online photo album made by Yew-Loong's daughter. Feel free to email other photos you wish to have added to firstname.lastname@example.org: http://www.facebook.com/media/set/?set=a.10150341912446247.357401.540796246&type=1&l=a4f80aafea
We have made funeral arrangements for my dad. -Natasha
WED, OCT 19, 2011 @ 8:30AM
McInnis and Holloway Chapel of Bells
2720 Centre St N (corner of Centre St. and 27 Ave N)
Calgary, AB T2E2V6
Reception will be held at Buffet Yangtze in Deerfoot Mall at 11am (same day).
Here is map to Chapel of Bells:
Hi Family and Friends,
As many of you know, it was my dad's funeral today. It was great to see all the support from everyone and to hear the stories and memories they shared with my dad.
Nick, Natasha, and Margaret. (Oct 19, 2011)
"Hey buddy, was just thinking about you as I do from time to time. I'm not sure why I write, I'm not one for the afterlife, I guess I hope it matters to your family that they're not the only ones who remember you. Rest easy."
"Time flies. 5 years. Forever miss and always remembered."
"Forever miss and always remembered"
"Forever missed. Always remembered."
"I was just thinking of our old friend Yew Loong and thought I'd drop a note on his memorial page, just to let his family know he's not forgotten, and he is still missed. We at Teck hope his family is well and living the life he dreamed for you."
"Dear Margaret, Natasha & Nick. Ever though Yew-Loong is no longer with all of us, his memory will always stay with me no matter how many years have passed. I will always miss him and his particular ways and thoughts of life."
"Still missing you."
"My younger brother! Forever missed. Always thinking of those wonderful times we all shared together. Miss you very much."
"Margaret, Natasha and Nick: I have known Yew-Loong since 2008, he was the first person I met in Teck. He was very supportive and professional. He visit me in Elkford and liked the Lebanese food. He had so many questions to my Wife about Lebanese meals. Yew-Loong will never be forgotten, he is being well missed.
Condolences from Mohamad, Fida and the kids."
"Forever missed and remembered by us all"
"You are not forgotten, Yew Loong."
"Deeply missed forever."
"Thoughts of a missed friend surround me today"
"My brother, memories of you will forever be with me. I miss you badly.
Loving you always."
"Remembering a dear man today ..."
"you are always in my mind 'yew loong',we will remember what you have did for everyone, especially to our classmate.may god bless his family members,so Magearet,Natasha and Nick! be happy all time."
"Going through my memories and looking at your pictures
that's always what I do
cos that's all you've left me
just memories of you"
"Margeret, Natasha & Nick .... I hope happy memories bring a smile to your faces. Yew Loong has been a great friend, we (Eunice & Mae) will always remember him - " You will always on Our mind" & " Rest In Peace ""
"I likely knew Yew-Loong the very least (considering all who've left messages here). Yew-Loong and I worked on three work related projects since the spring of 2011. We shared meals and stories about family and technology. What I remember most is the change in his demeanor when he spoke of his children. He spoke fondly and glowed with pride."
"Yew Loong and I worked together for the last 3 years, we traveled together a number of times. Shared food, laughter and taste in cars, I enjoyed working with and spending time with Yew Loong, I am very sorry to hear that he is no longer with us. I will always remember his easy infectuous smile and his quite intencity. I offer my condolences and my friendship to his family, Bruce."
"My dearest uncle Yew Loong, I'm always grateful to have you as my uncle. I truly appreciate all the things you've done for us.
Thanks you so much for your guidance and support in life. You will always be remembered in heart."
"I'm very sorry for your loss. Our condolences to Margaret, Natasha, and Nick.
Chris & Tony"
"To a wonderful brother -"chai",you will be deeply and sadly missed by all. You will always and forever be remembered by us all. Thank you very much for everything you have done for us. May your soul rest in peace. Hope to see you in my dreams."
"A remarkable Malaysian Canadian who touched the hearts and minds of the folks he interacted with. I am honoured to be at the Celebration of his Life amongst his family, colleagues and friends.
My deepest condolence to his family for their loss."
"To the Yee family.
We are very sorry and saddened to learn of the tragic death of Yew Loong. As you grieve know that we are remembering you and honoring Yew Loong's memory.
Please accept our heartfelt sympathies for your loss.
From all his associates and friends at Cover-All Computer Services in"
You are such a great brother, thank you very much for
your love and support. You will always in our
mind. Miss you.
"Ahpak i miss you a lot ,thank to you.I will not forget you Ahpak.I will love u forever."
"I was shocked to receive a call from Margaret today. I met Yew Loong and his family more than 18 years ago when we both started our new life in Canada. It is sad news to hear of his sudden departure. My family and I offer our deepest condolences to Margaret, Natasha & Nick."
"I was going to ask Sandy to link me to your office line when she broke this ugly and painful news to me!I screamed! "Yew is my friend! He must not die! How could death be so treacherous!why so soon? why? Yew!In life you asked me to remember you in my prayers and i will always RIP"
"Yew Loong....Thanks For Keeping Us in Touch....
To Where You Are, You'll Always Be In Our Heart,
Goodbye Doesn't Mean Forever,
Heaven Is Just A Breath Away....
Farewell ! God Knows When We Shall Meet Again !"
"Yew Loong the soft spoken and always humble friend. You lived the furthest from everyone yet manage to gather more of us for our reunion. You will be missed my friend."
"This is on behalf of Fong Wong
Fong Wong lit a candle on 17th October 2011
"To Margaret and family,
I have known Yew Loong for many years. I will always remember him, a very friendly kind family orientated man. We offer our deepest condolences to your family on your los"
"Margaret, Natasha, Nick, I am so sorry for your loss. Yew Loong was a good mentor for me. He always try to help me. I really miss him.
"Hi Margaret, Natasha and Nick,
Yew Loong and I were classmates back in Maxwell. He was always helpful, kind and soft spoken and we're all deeply saddened by his departure. Your strength and love for each other will keep his love for you living forever."
"We all gonna miss you very much ... and we will always think about you , Uncle. <3"
"Yew Loong, a most unassuming and down-to-earth person. A true Maxwellian. Will miss you my friend."
"Dear Margaret, Natasha & Nick
Yew Loong may have left us but he will forever be remembered by all. I knew him since primary school and his late parents & mine were good friends. He has been a great friend !!"
"Will miss you Yew Loong. Have known you for 13+ years and you are kind and loving person.My condolences to Margaret and the kids."
"To Margaret and family,
We offer our condolences to your family on your loss.
The Maxwell group and our families will remember him as a great friend and classmate."
"I’ve known Yew-Loong for past 4 year. I enjoyed working with him and learned so much from him. He was a great mentor I have always cherished caring advice.Our thought and prayers are with you ~ Sandip & Devanshi"
"Margaret, Natasha & Nicholas: there are no words to properly express how sorry we are for your loss. May all the wonderful memories that you have shared with Yew-Loong provide you the strenght and confort that you need now. Please accept our deepest condolences, Sorin & Tina Bilt"
"I will miss your Big Smile and friendship Yew-Loong. Rest in Peace."
"Margaret, Natasha, and Nic.. I have worked with Yew Loong for 14 years from Fording. He improved my work life. I cherish his caring, commitment, and friendship. Yew Loong ensured items were completed and accounted for all viewpoints. We will miss him very much, Larry & Francine"
"Margaret, Natasha and Nick...I know how it feels to lose a father having lost mine last July. I hope the fond memories you have of him will carry you through. He was well loved here in the office because of his simplicity and thoughtfulness. My prayers are with you."
"I have had the pleasure of working with Yew-Loong for the past 6 years. He took pride in his work and did it with dedication. More importantly, he was a genuine, kind, and patient person that smiled so easily and brought that smile out in those around him. I miss him."
"Although only I knew Yew Loong for a short time his genuine and caring personality is something that I will always remember. My deepest sympathies go out to his Family."
"Yew Loong was my colleague briefly about 24 years ago. Although I didn't know him too well but has always thought there was a quiet strength and sincerity about him. My heart goes out to you of your loss..."
"Margaret, Natasha and Nick, condolence from Eunice and myself. We were Yew Loong's classmates since the Primary school days so we went back a long time ago. I cannot express enough the sadness in our hearts when we received Lili's call that Monday morning. R.I.P. Yew Loong"
"Yew loong you always in my mind,although we are classmate but really come to know you 3 years ago,when you call my house from canada looking for me,showing that you are most friendly guy i ever meet,im regret that i didnt really preach to you about jesus."
"Yew Loong is a person I always remember with great respect . He was very loving, caring and had lots of good qualities that makes him special and close to my heart. Yew-Loong will live in my thoughts and prayers for ever. My deepest sympathy and condolences to the family."
"To Sis, Natasha and Nick ... Yew Loong is always close to his families, relatives and friends. He never failed to visit everyone back home and leave fond memories of his friendship and kindness. We will miss him & he will always have a place in our hearts."
"I Miss Yew-Loong very much. He was a honest, humble, ethical, caring and understanding person. He loved his family so much and talked about them all the time...and was very proud of all of you. Be strong and be proud of such a honorable husband, father and friend."
"To Margaret, Natasha & Nic,
I am so sorry to hear of your husband/father's passing. We are thinking of you during this difficult time - so very sorry....
Siew Yong Tan & family"
"From the short time I have known Yew Loong I know that Margaret, Natasha and Nick were his greatest source of pride and happiness. I hope your memories of wonderful times together help carry you through this heartbreak.
"I am deeply saddened by his sudden passing, but remember him fondly. His genuine care, inclusion and honesty made him a outstanding example for all of us. I will miss him, and not forget him. My deepest sympathies to his family."
"It is an honor to have been his friend & to have worked together for 4 years. He will be sadly missed by all who knew him & he will always have a special place in my heart. May I offer our most heartfelt condolences to you -Margaret, Natasha & Nicholas. ~Sandy & Chris"
"I feel very blessed to have known Yew Loong and his family. He was a very fine person – practical, down to earth, hard working, honest and always willing to help. Will always cherish his memories and values, Radha joins me in our prayers and condolences to Margaret, Natasha, Nic."
"Dear Margaret, Natasha, Nic and the Family:
I am still very saddened by the fact that Yew-Loong is not here with us anymore, and wish you would gain strength and support during this extremely difficult time. Our thoughts and prayers are with you, Marvice & Allan"
"I only met Yew-Loong this year. He helped me immensely on a number of I.S. issues. He made me laugh. I regret not meeting him sooner. I will miss him."
"I’ve known Yew-Loong for over 15 years and he had become a dear friend to me. I will forever cherish all the fond memories. We will miss him greatly. Our thoughts are with all of you, Madeline and Polo"
"Margaret, Natasha and Nic. I worked with Yew-Loong for 12 years at Fording Coal. He was resourceful, principled and dilligent; he helped me so many times! May there be comfort in knowing that someone so special will never be forgotten. I miss him very much. Love Peter and Tara"
"My deepest sympathies to the family. I learned much from my interactions with Yew-Loong. He was compassionate, committed, quality conscious, hard working, family centric, reliable, honest and most of all never forgot to wear a smile on his face!"
"Our condolences to Margaret and their children. I enjoyed working with Yew-Loong from the time he joined Fording until my retirement in 2005. His dedication and sense of humour will be missed.
Bill and Rose Lynn Petty"
"My greatest condolences to the family. My short time knowing Yew Long was a gift. I am so sorry for your loss."
"Today I'm very sad but every time I think of time spent with Yew-Loong brings a smile to my face. Yew-Loong was a great friend and I'll miss him a lot. He and his family will be in our thoughts and prayers."
"Margaret, Natasha and Nick: In a very short time we had come so close, we met, talked whenever we got time personally, over phone. Yew-Loong has been very helping, going out of way at times, I will miss him very much, both as friend and a wonderful colleague, Ganesh"
"Margaret, Natasha, Nick ... I hope happy memories bring a smile to your face. He has been a great friend and I have always cherished his caring advice. He made sure we got to know each other and I am here for you when you need me."
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