MONDAY AUGUST 26, 2013
August 24, 2013 Stockton Springs, Maine, USA - Sidney Kuropchak, 61, President of Light Electric Vehicle Association, passed away in her sleep, at home, last night. Sid had battled cancer for the last year. Sid is survived by spouse John Kuropchak and other family members. A memorial will be scheduled and announced, in about a month.
Professionally, Sid was a co-founder of the Light Electric Vehicle Association, and had served as Executive Director, Board Member, and President. Her leadership and pleasant management style was responsible for the rapid growth and extensive membership of the LEVA. Sid also acted as the coordinator for eCycleElectric Consulting, a working relationship that lasted more than 15 years. During this time she held key posts at WaveCrest Labs, Ultra Motor USA, and Stone Industrial. Previous to that she was the President of Lauren Manufacturing.
Those who know and worked with Sid held her in high regard. "Sid was an extremely kind person with a warm and very pleasant character. I am honoured to say that through our professional relation, we became good friends." said Annick Roetynck, Secretary General of ETRA.
Sid held a MA in Sociology from Kent State. She was Married to John Kuropchak for 37 years.
DiscussionSid was a great person with pleasant personality. It was definitely an enjoyment working with her throughout our professional relationship. Rest in peace, Sid. We miss you already.
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