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Tom Leroy Young

Tom Leroy Young

Home city: Chatham, Ontario
Age: 68
Date of crash: February 27, 1999

Tom was a part-time taxi driver and had just started his shift at 5:00 AM. He had just left his favorite coffee shop and was on his was to his first call when a drunk driver who had been partying all night long crossed three lanes and hit him head-on, killing him instantly. The driver was sentenced to a one-year conditional sentence.

Memorial Message

Days of sadness still come over us
Tears in silence often flow
For memory keeps us forever near
Though you died one year ago
Broken is the family circle

Sadly missed by his wife Lorraine, daughters Tami, Michelle, Geri and grandkids Damian, Jade, Larissa and Shelby.

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Tom Leroy Young
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