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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) tomorrow, 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 - 14 Street N.W., 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.
Published in The Calgary Herald from Nov. 30 to Dec. 3, 2012