Former Alberta legislator Jean Zuzhzedeski dies He was 70 years old.
Formerly respected and acclaimed ex-chairman, Zin Zuzhadecki, died on Sunday in the legislative assembly of Alberta and six-ten MLAs.
"From their service to our province, the Ukrainian community and Alberta music, Speaker Jean Zuzhski completed so much, many were helped and taken very quickly," Prize Rachel Notle tweeted on Sunday afternoon.
On Sunday morning, Zvozadesky's cancer took place. He was 70 years old.
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Teacher, musician, dancer, entrepreneur and enthusiastic volunteer, Zuzdeski was first elected to the Legislative Assembly in 1993, representing Edmonton-Avonmore, who rides in Liberal Southeast Admonton. After re-election as Liberal again in 1997, he crossed the floor in the Progressive Conservatives in 1998.
Zwozdesky served as a progressive Conservative minister of health and well-being, Aboriginal relations, education and community development. He was chairman from 2012 to 2015. Dennis Waldard of the NDP defeated him in the 2015 Provincial election.
Prime Minister Justin Trudey provided social media on Sunday, in which Zubedeski's contributions to Alberta and its Ukrainian community would be "always remembered."
Former PC legislator Heather Kilichuk, known for his interest in politics and Ukrainian dance for nearly 40 years, is known for his involvement with Zuzedski. She said when she was her mentor to run successfully in 2008.
An experienced legislator taught Kalichuk three things: "Being merciful, being kind and merciful," she said smiling on Sunday evening.
She was attracted to politics by the love of public service, and was especially serving as a speaker, when she had to make some difficult decisions.
After the 2015 elections, they were duty bound to help train new legislators and NDP was present for the government's swearing, he said.
"He served very well, and he definitely inspired me," said Kilichuk. "I hope that it inspires the next group of elected people, our candidates, who work hard in every party, become merciful and respected."
A fabulous Mandolin and UK player, Zwozdesky pc MLA Richard Stark, and his Accordion will jam with Caucus Retreats. Zuzhadecki was one of her favorite memories when she introduced Christmas Carol's nervous in the router, while Zhovazdesky announced the assembly.
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Although many Albertan knows Zuzedski from his political career, John Pichlik's most memorable memoirs are in the 1970s and 1980s, while Zuzdeski was a dancer and music director with Ukrainian dance company Shumka.
From 1982 to 1996, Shukka's artistic director Pichlik said that he was a blissful fuller, sometimes reviewing thousands of ballad sounds.
"(It was) very charming man," he said. "You just thrown the logic and hanged both legs to try to make a common goal."
Zuzsdeski was knowledgeable and passionate about Ukrainian history and culture, and was delighted with other artists, he said. Pinklake said that his biggest work for Shukka was "Hopk", which is often done as a triumphant and hard-working finale.
"When you hear that musical play, I see the man who celebrates life completely," said Pichlik. "I see a man who holds a bath in his hand, driving at the speed of the orchestra, gives it to the final stage, goes on the last track, and then a small infectious smile comes out. She looks at the dancers, and she is in the craving of the boy. "
On his 70th birthday in July, Zuzedski was still composing and volunteer with 21 organizations, including the Canadian Orthodox Church of Canada. Sunday, the day he died, the conservative Christmas Eve – an important date for Ukrainian Orthodox Christians.
He leaves his wife Christine Zuzdesky, two children and three grandsons.