With a ballet career encompassing more than eight decades, she touched the lives of thousands through her dancing, her choreography, her teaching, and the example she set of a life well-lived. We will miss her very much.
A memorial was held at 3 p.m., Sunday, Oct. 14 at the Wadsworth Theatre.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations to our dance company, Westside Ballet of Santa Monica. You may use the button below to make a donation using PayPal or a credit card. (The form will be labeled “YLC Ballet,” Yvonne’s initials.) Our dance company is a 501(c)3 charitable organization, and donations are tax deductible.
(Above right, Yvonne teaching – photo by Todd Lechtick)