Yvonne Martin

 

 

Age: 67

 

Summary: Canadian longtime nurse and missionary worker with the Kitchener-based Evangelical Missionary Church of Canada who was among one of more than 699 Canadian foreigners reported missing and presumed dead following the catastrophic 7.0-magnitude earthquake in Haiti that killed approximately 316,000 people and injured more than 250,000 others during a series of severe aftershocks, which caused major damages to at least 30,000 commercial buildings and destroyed much of the Caribbean island's infrastructure becoming one of the most powerful earthquakes to strike the country in 200 years.

 

 

Cause of Death: Killed during an earthquake

 

Born: December 30, 1942

 

Died: January 12, 2010

 

Location: Port-au-Prince, Haiti