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John A. Yeakel

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John A. Yeakel Obituary
Yeakel, John A., Ph.D

John A. Yeakel, Ph.D, emeritus professor of management and Latin American studies at the University of New Mexico, was born December 25,1930 and died August 30, 2016 from melanoma.

He is survived by his wife, Deborah, a retired APS teacher, three brothers and two sisters.

Cremation was followed by a private burial.

John is missed daily. A man of integrity and constance, he lived what he believed. He pursued knowledge with diligence, implemented his findings, and passed on his learning with enthusiasm, giving this gift as husband, son-in-law, brother, uncle, public accountant, professor, award-winning author, counselor, pharmacist, gardener, neighbor, mentor, and c.at and dog-master.

In response to several inquiries about memorials, his family would appreciate gifts to the UNM Chapter of the Phi Kappa Phi Honor Society at the University of New Mexico, or the Mennonite Central Committee (an agency for world-wide relief effort) P. O. Box 500 Akron, PA. 17501, per John's request.
Published in Albuquerque Journal on Sept. 30, 2016
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