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Mark Preston

March 5, 1960 ~ October 8, 2022

Mark Preston

Mark Preston – “Tenna -Tsa -Teh” – was born in Dawson City, YT on March 5, 1960. He passed away on October 8, 2022 and is survived by his mother Evalena Dora Beisser, his three brothers, Morton James White, Charles Silverfox, John Carter White, and sister Diana Dennise White.

Mark had four sons – Aarron Bavinton-Yaklin, Brice Yaklin, Nolan Yaklin and Keegan Bavinton-Yaklin, and six grandchildren,  Evabella and Ariana (Aarron’s children), Connor, Dexter, and Nolan (Nolan’s children) and Dominic (Brice’s child).

Mark also had three nieces, Christina, Chantel, Stormy, and a nephew, William.

We would like to thank Mark’s doctor, Dr. Xui Mei, and the staff at Wind River Hospice House at Whistle Bend Place for the incredible care and compassion they showed Mark during his residency.

A GoFundMe has been established at Also, flowers can be sent to Heritage North Funeral Home.

A service will be held for Mark on Thursday, October 20, 2022 at 2:00 pm at Nàkwät’à Kù Potlatch House. A graveside service at Grey Mountain Cemetery will follow.


Comments (2)
  • 16 October 2022
    G. Elaine Shorty

    Sending my deepest condolences to Mark’s family. I am sorry but I won’t be able to attend his service as I will be in Vancouver. Sending comfort prayers

  • 20 October 2022
    Karen White

    Sending all the love in the world to the family. Mark was a treasured friend. I will miss him, our deep and hilarious conversations and that impish grin. Fly hi, my friend. We’ll see you after awhile. Thank you for the treasured memories.

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