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Stephen R. Yarnall, M.D., of Edmonds, WA died May 2, 2011, after a brief battle with cancer.
Stephen R. Yarnall, M.D.
Steve was born February 2, 1934 in Cedar Rapids, IA. He was a graduate of Western Reserve Academy (OH), Amherst College (MA), University of Rochester Medical School (NY), Residency in Internal Medicine University of Washington (Seattle).
Dr. Yarnall was a cardiologist in the Edmonds area for 50 years. He served on the faculty of the University of Washington Medical School, founded Stevens Health Center, Stevens Health Clinic and Stevens Weight Management Clinic. He was a member of the National Speakers Association, supporter and speaker at The Humor Conference (Saratoga, N.Y.), Author of "Doc Talk" in the "Hope Healthletter," Co-founder of Dr. Cookie, 25 year member of the Seattle Seafair Clowns, voted "Most Inspirational Clown" in 2000, delegate of King County Medical Society and author of several books.
Dr. Yarnall is survived by his wife of 28 years, Lynn; children, Thomas (Mary) of New York, David (Gail) of Anacortes, WA, Robert (Frank) of New York, Kim Regal (Mike) of Kent, and Terry O'Malley (Sue) of Edmonds; grandchildren, Matthew, Jaden and Kasey; and his sister, Nancy Yarnall Schutte of Michigan.
Visitation will be at Beck's Funeral Home, 405 5th Ave. S., Edmonds, WA 98020, Thursday, May 5, 2011 from 3-7 p.m. A memorial service will be held Friday, May 6, 2011 at 1:30 p.m. at University Presbyterian Church (www.upc.org), 4540 15th Ave NE, Seattle, WA, 98105.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Northwest Parkinson's Foundation (www.nwpf.org), 400 Mercer St., Suite 504, Seattle, WA, 98109, or
(www.relayforlife.org/ southsnohomishwa) sponsored by Puget Sound Cancer Centers supporting South Snohomish County.
Published in The Herald (Everett) from May 4 to May 6, 2011