MOROS, Mykola - December 20, 1945 - September 24, 2021
Passed away peacefully on September 24, 2021, at age 75, after his battle with cancer.
Beloved father of Maksym, and husband of late Maria Naumchuk (1996).
Predeceased by sister Natalia (2019), wife of Fred Kratochwil.
Survived by sister Lida and brother-in-law, Peter Wowkodaw.
Greatly loved uncle to three nephews, and cherished stepfather.
Mykola spent his "semi-retired years" with his spouse, Christine (Curkowskyj), traveling and enjoying life. Born in Heidenau, Germany, Mykola immigrated to Canada in 1968.
Educated in engineering from Germany, he later earned a degree in engineering at the University of Toronto.
As a student he also played soccer on the engineering team, and was active with the Ukrainian Students' Club.
Mykola was actively involved with reviving Ukrainian culture and identity internationally from Canada to Ukraine.
He sponsored the pivotal mass musical festival "Chervona Ruta" (1989) in Chernivtsi, Ukraine, at the apogee of the glasnost and perestroika periods.
He founded a Canada-Ukraine trading corporation that also produced award winning films "Swan Lake. The Zone" and "Oxygen Starvation" (1990).
He continued to sponsor musical and literary revival programs in Ukraine.
As a professional engineer, Mykola led the design and production of major plants throughout the western hemisphere as a chief engineer. He continued serving private clients in Ontario throughout his later years.
Mykola will always be remembered for his warm sense of humour, positive energy, and his passion to promote to youth the importance of higher education.
He was a "renaissance man in motion". He lived an exceptionally full life in Canada, and touched many lives.
Private family funeral and internment in Toronto, on September 28, 2021. A celebration of Mykola's life to be held on November 6, 2021.