Yancy Doré Meyer

Photo of Yancy Doré Meyer , 19
This worker is represented on the LifeQuilt

Yancy Doré Meyer - 19

Antigonish, NS - Retail
Yancy was working the night shift at the local convenience store. At about 1:00 a.m., the perpetrator entered the store and attacked Yancy. Yancy was stabbed three times. He died later that evening. Yancy was a kind and giving person. We miss him very much.
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In Canada, workplace fatalities claim roughly 1,000 lives every year. Thousands more suffer from serious injuries and illnesses. And every one of those deaths, injuries and illnesses has a devastating effect on family members, friends and co-workers. Through the LifeQuilt, families honoured 100 young workers killed in Canadian workplaces, as well as injured workers, by telling their stories. The following is a list of all young workers represented on the Quilt: