Former Morro Bay Mayor Bill Yates dies at 66
March 21, 2014
Former Morro Bay Mayor Bill Yates died Wednesday following a battle with lung cancer. He was 66.
Yates, a former businessman and yachtsman, served four terms as mayor from 1992 to 2012. He was unseated by Jamie Irons in 2012.
In 1997, he took a break from office and sailed the Pacific Ocean. He was known for his signature Hawaiian shirts.
Yates is survived by his wife Lindsay and five children.