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Daughter of Buffalo plane crash victim speaks out

Memorial set for passenger in crash

Another Continental Flight 3407 victim with ties to the Tampa Bay area, Clay Yarber, 62, will be honored in a memorial service on Monday at Harvest Temple in Largo, his daughter said at a news conference Friday. Nicole Yarber, 28, said she has been hounded by reporters and strangers, wanting to know more about the crash, her father and how she feels. The attention overwhelmed her, she said. She had to change her phone number. Sitting in the Clearwater law offices of Tragos & Sartes, the Largo woman addressed reporters and news cameras, describing her adoptive father, who was a former Marine. "I'll miss his sense of humor," she said. "He was always supportive of everything I did." Yarber's memorial service will begin at 7:30 p.m. Monday, followed by a gathering at Ringside Cafe at 2742 4th St. N in St. Petersburg. In lieu of flowers, his family is asking that donations be made to the Injured Marine Semper Fi Fund at www.semperfifund.org.

Emily Nipps, Times staff writer

Daughter of Buffalo plane crash victim speaks out 02/20/09 [Last modified: Friday, February 20, 2009 10:28pm]
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