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YOST, Richard

March 12, 1947 – November 26, 2012

It is with great sorrow that we announce Richard’s sudden passing on Monday, November 26, 2012. He leaves behind with saddened hearts his sons Cameron and Kyle, brothers Karl (Susie), Gunter (Evelina), and Peter (Norma) as well as numerous much-loved nieces, nephews and extended family members. He will also be sorely missed by friends and co-workers at EPT Inc. Richard was predeceased by his parents Karl and Gertrude Jost, and sister Trudy Simpson. Richard was born in Geistal, Austria, but called Calgary home since emigrating with his family in 1953. He enjoyed careers with Canadian Foremost, Gunner Masonry, and TRS Corp. before joining EPT. He was deeply loved and will be dearly missed by all whose lives he touched.

A Celebration of Richard’s Life will be held at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY’S Park Memorial Chapel (5008 Elbow Drive S.W. Calgary, AB) on Tuesday, December 4, 2012 at 2:30 p.m. Condolences may be forwarded through www.mcinnisandholloway.com. In lieu of flowers, memorial tributes may be made directly to the Heart & Stroke Foundation of Alberta, 200, 119 – 14th Street NW, Calgary, AB T2N 1Z6. Telephone 403 264-5549, www.heartandstroke.ca.

In living memory of Richard Yost a tree will be planted at Fish Creek Provincial Park by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES Park Memorial Chapel, 5008 ELBOW DRIVE S.W. Telephone: (403)243-8200

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  1. Dianne (Heidt) Roullaud :

    My heart goes out to all of you…I’m so sorry for your loss. Those he left behind will always remember his quick witt and loving nature. I will continue to remember him with a smile. May your memories give you comfort and strength at this difficult time.
    Dianne & Keith

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  2. I was deeply saddened to hear the news of Richards passing. He was a gentle man and only wanted the best for those he loved. May good memories ease some of the pain of his sudden passing.

    With Love,
    Elaine

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  3. It was with great shock and sorrow when I received the news of Richard’s passing. Richard was a committed member of EPT Inc., where I got to know and work with him on many projects. He will be forever missed.
    Condolences to all family members and friends.

    Respectfully,

    Albert Duff

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  4. DENSIL CAMPBELL :

    ON BEHALF OF MY WIFE DARLENE AND THE WONDERFUL STAFF OF EPT MAY RICHARD SOUL REST IN PEACE.
    CO-WORKER FOR OVER SIX YEARS.

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  5. Tony & Diane Sushetski & Family :

    Please accept our condolence in the early loss of your Father, Richard, Brother and Uncle.

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  6. Cameron and Kyle, I am so sad to hear about the sudden passing of your Dad. I remember him fondly…we had a lot of laughs back in the day…he was so charming and so funny. I know how much you will miss him. You have both been on my mind since your Mom told me the news…I am so sorry you have to go through this so early in your young lives. Sending you big hugs…Bonnie

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  7. BILL & JOANNE LUCA :

    Cameron and Kyle: Our condolences to you on the sudden loss of your father.
    Bill and Joanne Luca

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  8. Don&Carole Stewart Houston Texas :

    Jose’ thanks for the memories.To the Yost family in the loss of Brother,Uncle and most of all Father our warmest thoughts are with you in caring and sympathy.Rest in peace RY

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  9. Ann & Gerry Burke :

    To Peter & Norma,

    Please accept our condolences in the loss of your brother.

    Ann & Gerry Burke

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  10. My deepest sympathy to the Yost family.
    Richard (Rick, Jose) was a great friend back in the day

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  11. My condolences from a golf friend of Richard’s. We had many happy times in Radium over the years. Richard was a very kind person.

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  12. Tom and Debra Mauro :

    Dear Cameron and Kyle: We have just returned to Calgary and learned of your Dad’s passing. We are so sorry to hear this tragic news. Please know you are in our thoughts and our prayers; we thought the world of your Dad and want you to know we were Blessed to call him a Friend. He will be missed. Take care and God Bless, Tom and Debra Mauro

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  13. Pat (Garding) Hanson :

    The Yost Family
    Very sad to hear of the passing of Richard, he was a great guy & I have very fond memories of us going to school together. He will sadly missed.
    Pat & David Hanson

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  14. Penny Moberg Jolly :

    My condolences to the Yost family.

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