DR. FRANK YAT-WAI YUNG Passed away in the Hong Kong Sanatorium and Hospital on Tuesday, January 29, 2013 at the age of 58. Frank was born in Hong Kong on September 23, 1954. He graduated from Bathurst Heights High School and then graduated with honours from the Faculty of Dentistry at the University of Toronto in 1980. He proceeded to obtain a Masters degree in Laser Dentistry from RWTH Aachen University in Germany in 2011. Frank practiced dentistry for over 30 years. He enjoyed his profession, including publishing research papers as well as participating in peer-editing of notable dentistry publications. He was an avid tennis player, photographer and painter. He was also a part-time lecturer and instructor at the University of Toronto as well. Frank is predeceased by his parents Mr. Wu-Sang Yung and Ms. Sin-Yuen Yeung. Frank is lovingly remembered by his wife Cecilia (nee Choi) of 25 years; his sons Eric and Patrick; his brother Peter; his sisters, Lan-Chu, Shiu-Hing, Christine, Yuk-Yuen, Winnie, Eleanor, Pauline; his nieces, nephews, and other family members. Cremation and funeral services were held in Hong Kong on February 13, 2013. A memorial will be held at York Cemetery, 160 Beecroft Road, Toronto, on March 3, 2013. Visitation will be held from 9 to 10 a.m., service from 10 to 11 a.m., and the reception from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations can be made to Doctors Without Borders.
Published in the Toronto Star from Feb. 23 to Feb. 24, 2013