Dr. Fred T. Yates of Marysville, WA passed away this November 9, 2013. Born in Amery, WI to Heloise Granum and Fred Yates, and later raised in Mill Valley, CA. Dr. Yates was a graduate of the U.C. Irvine School of Medicine. Dr. Yates married Julie Yates in 1998 and they shared 15 years of love and happiness. In 2000 Dr. Yates opened his own private practice, Traditions Medical Clinic, in Marysville, where he offered low cost medical care to families without insurance. He is survived by his mother, Heloise Erion; son, Erik Yates; and wife, Emily; daughters, Kristen Yates and Stephanie Yates; stepson, Ben Juarez and wife, Brittany; siblings, Steve, Laura and Sue. He will be remembered as a loving father, friend and physician. A celebration of his faith, family, and friends will commence on November 16, 2013 at 2:00 p.m. at the Mt. View Presbyterian Church in Marysville. Arrangements entrusted to Schaefer-Shipman Funeral Home.