HR354: Celebrating the life of Sander George Dukas.


HOUSE RESOLUTION NO. 354
Celebrating the life of Sander George Dukas.

 

Agreed to by the House of Delegates, February 10, 2017

 

WHEREAS, Sander George Dukas, a businessman and an active member of the Virginia Beach community, died on December 21, 2016; and

WHEREAS, after graduating from what is now Carnegie Mellon University, Sander “Sande” George Dukas began a career in the steel industry and briefly worked in the watch industry; and

WHEREAS, in 1987, Sande Dukas founded CONCOA (Controls Corporation of America), which has become a world leader in the manufacture of pressure and flow control devices for gasses; and

WHEREAS, Sande Dukas worked to enhance the quality of life for all residents of Hampton Roads, offering his time and leadership to many civic and service organizations and taking a special interest in economic development and education; and

WHEREAS, an avid pilot who was trained on multiple types of aircraft, Sande Dukas enjoyed the freedom of the skies and maintained a commercial pilot’s license for much of his adult life; and

WHEREAS, Sande Dukas will be fondly remembered and greatly missed by his wife, Mary Anne; children, Kara and Geordie, and their families; and numerous other family members and friends; now, therefore, be it

RESOLVED, That the House of Delegates hereby note with great sadness the loss of Sander George Dukas, a respected businessman and a community leader in Hampton Roads; and, be it

RESOLVED FURTHER, That the Clerk of the House of Delegates prepare a copy of this resolution for presentation to the family of Sander George Dukas as an expression of the House of Delegates’ respect for his memory.

HOUSE RESOLUTION NO. 354

Offered February 3, 2017
Celebrating the life of Sander George Dukas.
Patron-- Miyares

WHEREAS, Sander George Dukas, a businessman and an active member of the Virginia Beach community, died on December 21, 2016; and

WHEREAS, after graduating from what is now Carnegie Mellon University, Sander “Sande” Dukas began a career in the steel industry and briefly worked in the watch industry; and

WHEREAS, in 1987, Sande Dukas founded CONCOA (Controls Corporation of America), which has become a world leader in the manufacture of pressure and flow control devices for gasses; and

WHEREAS, Sande Dukas worked to enhance the quality of life for all residents of Hampton Roads, offering his time and leadership to many civic and service organizations and taking a special interest in economic development and education; and

WHEREAS, an avid pilot who was trained on multiple types of aircraft, Sande Dukas enjoyed the freedom of the skies and maintained a commercial pilot’s license for much of his adult life; and

WHEREAS, Sande Dukas will be fondly remembered and greatly missed by his wife, Mary Anne; children, Kara and Geordie, and their families; and numerous other family members and friends; now, therefore, be it

RESOLVED, That the House of Delegates hereby note with great sadness the loss of Sander George Dukas, a respected businessman and a community leader in Hampton Roads; and, be it

RESOLVED FURTHER, That the Clerk of the House of Delegates prepare a copy of this resolution for presentation to the family of Sander George Dukas as an expression of the House of Delegates’ respect for his memory.