Rest-in-peace Donald Peter Kuyek (1943-2022). It is with great sadness that the family announces his passing in Sudbury on Saturday, June 4, 2022. Donald was raised on a farm in the Ukrainian community of Bankend, Saskatchewan, with his sister Arlene and by his loving, Canadian-born parents Peter and Lena. He is survived by his two sons, Devlin and David, daughter-in-law Hajra Waheed, grandchildren Una, Fanon and Esa, sister-in-law Leslie Keck, niece Jordan, nephews Clark and Warren and first wife Joan. His life partner Jennifer Keck passed away in 2002. Donald came to Sudbury in 1970 from Kingston, Ontario where he had been doing pioneering work on poverty law while studying at Queen’s University. Over the next five decades, Donald would make an enormous contribution to the Sudbury area through his legal practice and his involvement in numerous community organisations and initiatives. He lectured at Laurentian University, served as President of the Sudbury and District Law Association, and co-founded the Sudbury Workers’ Education and Advocacy Centre, as well as the community newspaper, The Mucker. He provided free legal advice to the legal clinics at the local Mine Mill Hall and Steelworkers’ Hall and served many Indigenous clients in Sudbury and Manitoulin Island. Donald was a member of the board of directors of the N'Swakamok Native Friendship Centre and the Sudbury Art Gallery, as well as a founding member of Art Gallery 6500 at the Steelworkers’ union hall and sponsor of the Jennifer Keck Memorial Lecture Series. In 1997, the Law Society of Upper Canada awarded him with its Bicentennial-Certificate-of-Merit for his “contribution to public service in his community.” Donald had a particular fondness for the French River area where he and Jennifer built a family cottage on the West Arm of Lake Nippissing. He was also active in sports, coaching minor hockey and serving on the Board of the Sudbury Tennis Club, as well as within the Ukrainian Canadian community through the Association of United Ukrainian Canadians. He was a lifetime member of the New Democratic Party and a proud patron of Gus’ Restaurant. Most of all, Donald will be remembered as a devoted and selfless partner, father, grandfather, uncle, brother, son, and friend by all who knew him. He died peacefully after a long struggle with cancer at the age of 79. The family wishes to express its gratitude for the care given by the staff of Health Sciences North and Cancer Centre. Donations in his honour can be made directly to the N'Swakamok Native Friendship Centre https://www.canadahelps.org/en/charities/nswakamok-native-friendship-centre/. An intimate remembrance will be held outdoors for him on Saturday, June 11, 2022, between 2 and 5 p.m. in his cherished backyard.