Fausto Vidad Yatco, a beloved husband, engineer, and community advocate, passed away on July 11, 2023, in Virginia Beach, Virginia, at the age of 72. Born on December 19, 1950, in the Philippines, Fausto’s journey through life was filled with determination, passion, and a genuine love for those around him.
Fausto’s professional career as an engineer spanned many years, where his expertise and dedication left a lasting impact on the industry. His commitment to excellence was evident in every project he undertook, earning him the respect and admiration of colleagues and clients alike. Fausto’s thirst for knowledge led him to graduate from both Malate High School and Mapua University, achieving a master’s degree in engineering.
Beyond his professional accomplishments, Fausto found solace and joy in various hobbies and interests. Gardening orchids brought him immense pleasure, showcasing his green thumb and nurturing spirit. As a tech wiz, he effortlessly embraced the ever-evolving world of technology, always staying ahead of the curve. Fausto cherished spending precious moments with his beloved wife, Maryann Yatco, whom he met in the Philippines, and married 43 years ago. Their enduring love served as an inspiration to all who knew them.
Fausto was also deeply dedicated to his community and sought ways to make a positive impact. He generously offered his time as an altar attendant at the Cathedral Chapel, finding solace and fulfillment in his spiritual responsibilities. His selflessness and willingness to help others were truly admirable, leaving an indelible mark on the lives he touched.
Fausto was preceded in death by his father, Francisco C. Yatco, and his mother, Monica Vidad Yatco. While his passing leaves a void in the hearts of those who loved him, his memory will forever be cherished. Fausto’s warm smile, kind heart, and unwavering determination will continue to inspire and guide us all.
Fausto Vidad Yatco’s legacy will live on through the love and memories he shared with his wife, Maryann, and the countless lives he impacted throughout his lifetime. As we bid farewell to this remarkable man, let us remember the lessons he taught us about resilience, love, and service to others. May his soul find eternal peace and may his light shine on in the hearts of those who loved him.