Dr. James Yao
Tuesday
17
July

1st Visitation

2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Tuesday, July 17, 2018
Humphrey Funeral Home A.W. Miles - Newbigging Chapel Limited
1403 Bayview Avenue
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Tuesday
17
July

2nd Visitation

6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tuesday, July 17, 2018
Humphrey Funeral Home A.W. Miles - Newbigging Chapel Limited
1403 Bayview Avenue
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Wednesday
18
July

Funeral Service

11:00 am
Wednesday, July 18, 2018
Metrolpolitan United Church
56 Queen Street East
Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Private Interment

St. James Cemetery

Obituary of Dr. James Yao

DR. JAMES K.Y. YAO

 

Dr. James K.Y. Yao, renowned cardiovascular and thoracic surgeon at St. Michael’s Hospital and assistant professor at the University of Toronto, passed away peacefully at home on Thursday July 5, 2018.

 

He will be dearly missed by his wife and best friend Wanda, and by his ten children: Andrew (Elena); Jennifer (Byron); Emily (Roger); Christopher; Sean (Hui Ling); Sarah (Evan); Gregory; Timothy (Alexandra); Matthew (Meghan), and Courtney.

 

Survived by his sisters Sue and Connie, his fourteen grandchildren, ten nieces and nephews, and countless friends and colleagues.

 

Predeceased by Candace Yao, mother of his children.

 

Jimmy’s courageous commitment to life continued to the end, in spite of many health challenges in recent years.  He is smiling now, enjoying a well-earned cigar.

 

The family will receive friends at the Humphrey Funeral Home A.W. Miles – Newbigging Chapel, 1403 Bayview Avenue (south of Davisville Avenue) from 2:00 – 4:00 and 6:00 – 9:00 p.m. on Tuesday, July 17th.  Funeral service will be held in Metropolitan United Church, 56 Queen Street East, on Wednesday, July 18th at 11:00 a.m. with private interment to follow in St. James Cemetery.

 

If desired, donations to the Hemodialysis Unit or to the Heart & Vascular Program at St. Michael's Hospital are appreciated.  Condolences, photographs and memories may be forwarded through www.humphreymilesnewbigging.com.

 

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