Jay Myoung Yoon, MD

Jay Myoung Yoon, MD, of Mukilteo, Washington, died on May 18, 2017.  He was 70 years old.

Born in South Korea, he attended Seoul National University for both undergraduate and medical school.  He graduated in 1967 and 1971, and was summa cum laude for both undergraduate and medical school.  He then joined the South Korean army and was a captain for four years.

Immigrating to the US in 1974, he did his medical training at the Albert Einstein University in New York City.

Dr. Yoon moved to Indiana in 1980, and had a private oncology/hematology practice in Beech Grove, Indiana, working closely with many doctors and nurses at St. Francis Hospital.  He moved to Mukilteo, Washington in 1998, taking a year off to travel.  He had a medical practice in Edmonds, Washington from 1999-2012.

Dr. Yoon is survived by his wife, Laura J. “Janie” Yoon, and his children, Ann Yoon of Indiana, Grace Yoon, of Maryland, and Jay Yoon, Jr., of Malaysia, and David Tapscott of Indiana.  Dr. Yoon had two grandchildren, Gabriel Belote of Indiana, and Freddy Yoon of Malaysia.

Dr. Yoon was an extraordinary man, known for his sense of humor, his courage, and his strong determination.  He has received numerous awards, and has cured many patients from various cancers.  Dr. Yoon has several charities, and has long been an advocate of the poor.  He enjoyed gardening, fine dining, wine tasting, and was a world traveler.  He will be missed greatly.

Services will be held at Barton’s Funeral Home in Kirkland, Washington from 1pm until 3pm on Wednesday, May 31, 2017.

6 Responses to “Jay Myoung Yoon, MD”

  • Dianne Jones. RRT says:

    II worked with Dr Yoon at St Francis. A nicer or sweeter man you could not find. A wonderful MD. So good. To his patients. The staff. I do have many fun memories with him. I know he had a full life but still…to loose him. Bless you all

  • Leah Scalf says:

    Janie and family,
    I am so sorry. I have such good memories of my years as a student and new graduate nurse and Dr Yoon was a part of them. You all are in my prayers.

  • Julie Koch Boese RN says:

    Janie. I’m so sorry for your loss. He was a wonderful doctor. We had a lot of laughes and tears with him and his patients at St Francis. My thoughts and prayers are with you.

  • Josie Jimenez says:

    Janie, I am so sorry to hear about Dr. Yoon’s passing. I have but fond memories of him working on the Oncology unit of St.Francis Hospital. He was very smart and dedicated to his patients. I worked with him (am a RN) from 1981 till he left in 1998. May his soul rest in eternal peace.

  • Trudy Milhon says:

    This great doctor did save my life. We had a friendship patient relationship for years in Beechgrove Indiana. He got me into Mayo Clini almost immediately for 5 days. I have a great doctor now but since he left I have missed having him for my doctor. I am sorry for family colleagues and friends.

  • Laura Jenkins says:

    I often remember special people around the holiday’s and this year I happened to look up Dr. Yoon and I’m saddened to read of his passing. This kind and generous man was a client and was so understanding and supportive when I was a new manager. I’ll never forget his kindness and hope he rests in peace.

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