- May 11, 1940 - January 10, 2013
- Carmel, Indiana
of Moo-Nahm's Passing
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“Dear Mrs. Yum and Family,
My sincere condolences for your loss. I was saddened to hear of Dr. Yum's passing. He was a kind gentleman and...Read More »
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“Jamie and family,
I am so sorry for the loss of your father. I am so thankful for the amazing job he and your mother did raising you. You are...Read More »
4 of 18 | Posted by: Alisha Garza - McCordsville, IN
“Until we meet again, may God hold you in the palm of his hand.
All our classmate miss you a lot.
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“It was a privilege to be a part of your life... You were a true inspiration.
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“My sincere condolences to Dr. Yum's family.
Dr. Yum was my mentor from the time I began working at Indiana University in 1998. From him I learned...Read More »
7 of 18 | Posted by: Carrie Phillips - Indianapolis, IN
“Dr. Yum was an excellent pathologist and teacher, and he was quick to smile and laugh as he posed a rhetorical question or pointed out the lighter...Read More »
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10 of 18 | Posted by: Jeane Edwards (Mrs. Joshua L. Edwards) - IN
“I am so sorry to hear of Dr. Yum's passing. He was among the kindest, most gracious persons I have ever known. Despite the frequent stress of our...Read More »
11 of 18 | Posted by: Thomas Ulbright - Indianapolis, IN
“Tammy's entire family always spoke of their grandfather with such love. I know this is a difficult loss for everyone. Our thoughts and prayers are...Read More »
12 of 18 | Posted by: The Martin Family - Carmel, IN
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13 of 18 | Posted by: Debi Hall - NewPalestine, IN
“My sincere condolence to family.
Dr. Yum was nicest man I ever known. He was gentle and friendly to all his classmates while we were struggling...Read More »
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Moo-Nahm Yum, MD
72, of Carmel, peacefully passed away at home surrounded by his wife and three daughters on January 10, 2013. He was a devoted and loving husband, father and grandfather.
Dr. Yum was the director of the electron microscopy laboratory, as well as a surgical and renal pathologist at Indiana University Hospital. He was also Professor Emeritus of Pathology at Indiana University School of Medicine. Dr. Yum received his medical degree from Yonsei University College of Medicine in Seoul, Korea in 1965, and completed residencies in pathology at Bronx Municipal Hospital, Albert Einstein College of Medicine in New York City, and Harvard's Peter Bent Brigham Hospital in Boston, Massachusetts. He was a member of the IU Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine for 35 years, retiring in 2005. In addition to his clinical work, Dr. Yum researched the nephrotoxicity of drugs and performed electron microscopic studies of various cancers. He has published multiple manuscripts in respected medical journals.
Dr. Yum is survived by his wife, Kim; daughters Tammy (Steve) Latterell, Jamie (Austin) Potter, and Naomi (Justin) Lightburn; grandchildren Maddy, Nolan, Drew, Kate, Jack, Ava, Brooke, and Kaiya; two sisters and a brother. He was preceded in death by his parents Du-In and Bobbi Yum.
A celebration of his life will be held at St. Luke's United Methodist Church, 100 W. 86th Street, Indianapolis on January 19, 2013 at 1:00 pm, with visitation beginning at 12:00 pm. Burial will be at Hamilton Memorial Park in Noblesville.
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the National Parkinson Foundation at www.parkinson.org. Online condolences may be offered at: www.flannerbuchanan.com