Our beloved Alan was diagnosed in May 2010, with malignant melanoma metastasis, stage IV.
Alan underwent radiation and chemotherapy at Swedish Medical Center, in Denver, Colorado, but despite all efforts, Alan succumbed to this disease on August 15th 2010.
Before Alan, his grandmother, Bessie Brown Yoos, also succumbed to melanoma, in 1979.
Alan was born in Boulder, Colorado and died at his home in Lakewood, CO, surrounded by his wife and children.
He is survived by his mother, Maryetta Yoos of Denver, wife, Maria of Lakewood, CO., sister Kathryn Wolfe, Delta, CO, 2 adult children, David (Kathleen) and Jessica Yoos, and three grand-children, Stella 10, Grace, 6 and Ethan 3, Yoos, of Fort Collins, CO. Other relatives include his uncle Lester, aunt Lucille Yoos and cousins, Lynda Miletich, Gary Parks, Debbie, Denise and Lester Yoos, II and Shelia Parks of Kansas, Illinois, Missouri, Indiana and Denver.