Casey Dane Yates
Casey Dane Yates

July 24, 1986July 5, 2011 (24 years old)
Hometown: Lebanon, CT
July 24, 1986July 5, 2011
(24 years old) | Lebanon, CT

Life Story

Casey was the beloved son of Marie and Rob Quinn and Dane Yates.  He was born in Willimantic, CT July 24, 1986. From the moment he discoved his voice he loved to laugh and sing. He was an intelligent , honest  and compassionate young man. If you met him once, you would remember him. He was a true friend to all. He had an infectious laugh with a unique sense of humor. Casey accomplished more in his short 24 years then most people in a life time.

He attended Lyman Memorial High School in Lebanon, CT fro, 2001-2005.He was on the high honor roll all four years and graduated in the top ten percent of his class. He receiveed many scholastic awards during high school. He was a wrestler and co-captain of the team.

He attended the University of Hartford and graduated Summe Cum Laude, May 17, 2009. His Bachelor of Science degree was in Allied Health. He was on the Dean and Presidents list all four years.  Again, he received several academic awards.Casey decided to attend medical school and chose University of Texas.

He moved to Dallas, Texas in August of 2009 entering graduate school at the University of Texas in Dallas. He worked in several hospitals while attending school. He loved the medical field and working with patients. He was living in Dallas at the time of his accident July 5, 2011. Casey always worked out and jogged staying very healthy. We made the decision to donate his organs and he saved eight peoples lives and restored two persons vision.

Another of Casey's passions was music. He was a singer/song writer. He has several cd's that can be purchased on itunes and pure volume. Moss/Barnstorm was the last to be released. We carry on his memory in Connecticut with a music festival and wrestling event each year raising funds for local charaties.