This campaign is run by Renegades Steel Orchestra on behalf of the Barry Yates family to assist with his Medical Expenses.
UNDER normal circumstances, this would have been a glorious time of the year for former BP Renegades captain Barry Yates.
But this year it is just not the same for the pan aficionado – and not just because of the cancellation of Panorama and other physical events as a result of the covid19 pandemic.
Yates, 74, had a stroke a little over a year ago, leaving him paralysed on the left side, and bedridden.
His wife Radica Dass said he also has kidney stones and a swollen prostate. She said although he is in extreme pain, surgery to remove the kidney stone is off the table for now because his doctors at the clinic at the Eric Williams Medical Sciences Complex in Mt Hope said it is risky.
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