It is with heavy hearts
that the family of Lloyd Kubis announce his sudden passing on January 2, 2022,
at the NHS-St. Catharines Hospital. Lloyd, born October 1, 1938, leaves behind
his loving wife of 29 years, Suzanne, cherished children Robert and Wendy
(Michael), loving grandchildren Melissa (Derek), Kayleigh, Robbie,
great-grandson Nathan, and sister Betty (Don) Campbell. Lloyd was predeceased by
his brothers John and Steve.
At an early age, Lloyd developed a love for amateur radio that became a lifelong
passion, communicating around the world under his various call signs: VE3 ERQ
and VE3 NUU-B in Canada, 9V1ZI in Singapore, and VK3 BGW in Australia. His
adventurous spirit saw him at the helm of sailboats in Canada, a sea-going
trawler in Singapore, and eventually power catamarans in Australia.
Lloyd graduated from the University of Windsor with an
Honours B.A.Sc., joined Motorola, and earned his Professional Engineer license.
At Motorola, Lloyd was instrumental in progressing many technologies used in our
daily lives such as cellular phones, pagers, and commercialized satellites. His
lifelong career with the company took him all over the world establishing
operations in Australia, developing major communication systems in Canada,
managing government relations, and was promoted to MCEI Vice-President and
Regional Director Government Relations in the Asian Pacific, relocating to
In keeping with Lloyd's wishes, funeral arrangements have been entrusted with
GEORGE DARTE FUNERAL HOME and cremation has taken place. A memorial will take
place at a later date. Please consider making a donation to the Heart & Stroke
Foundation in Lloyd's honour.