LUCYK, Daryl Stephen
Died suddenly, but peacefully, at his Winnipeg residence on December 12th.
Born in Gull Lake on March 2nd, 1958, Daryl was raised in Saskatchewan and Ingersoll, Hamilton, and Kingston, Ontario.
A 35-plus-year veteran of the food service industry, Daryl trained in European fine dining at Vancouver's William Tell, before working in and managing several Toronto restaurants, including Cilantro, the Auberge du Pommier, and Caledon's Millcroft Inn.
In 1993, Daryl left the restaurant trade to manage Food Services at Kingston General Hospital. In 2001 he joined Aramark Canada, and became Food Services Manager at Queen Elizabeth II Hospital and the IWK Health Centre in Halifax. In 2007, Aramark named Daryl to the same position at the University of Manitoba, where he later became District Manager, Manitoba Higher Education (Food Services).
A gourmand, bon vivant, and dedicated manager, Daryl was beloved by his family, friends and coworkers.
He is survived by his children Nicholas and Jaclyn, his dearest friend Tamara Lee, his brothers Ronald (Katherine Schlenker), Jeremy, and Timothy, and his parents Joanne Wright and Stanford (Mary Dunbar).
A memorial service will be held at Fort Garry United Church, Winnipeg, on January 8th at 11 a.m., followed by a reception.
Committal will be later in White Rock, British Columbia.
Saturday December 22, 2012
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