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Robert M. Yuile

March 17, 1942 - December 16, 2016

Robert  Yuile: March 17, 1942 - December 16, 2016

Service Date: January 14, 2017

Funeral Home Nepean - Garden Chapel


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Robert McLeod Yuile

Passed away on December 17, 2016, at the age of 74. Beloved husband of Joan (Ridgewell) for 31 years. Loving father of daughter Lauren (Mark), and sons Christopher (Traci) and Sean (Michelle). Proud grandfather of Anastasia, Michael, Leslee Ann, Curtis, Chloë, Callum and Owen. Devoted brother of Heather, and uncle to Dean, Trevor, Chad, Tara and Todd. Pre-deceased by parents Arthur, mother Enid McBride, step-mother Edna Clarke, and brother Mac (Arthur). Bob was an incredible sailor, a powerful skier, and an excellent photographer, which was his profession. Bob was a dedicated member of the Britannia Yacht Club. In his sailing career, he assumed many roles which included Fleet Captain and Principle Race Officer. For several years, Bob was also Technical Director of the Quebec Sailing Team. A celebration of life will be held at the Britannia Yacht Club (BYC) on Saturday, January 14 at 2:00p.m. Friends and family are invited to gather at the Britannia Yacht Club at 2777 Cassels Street, Ottawa. In lieu of flowers, donations to the BYC Junior Club would be appreciated.

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