Newsline

Obituary: Alan J. Guzik

November 17, 2008
/ Print / Reprints /
ShareMore
/ Text Size+

AVON, Ohio - Alan J. Guzik, 74, owner of Energy Management Specialists of Cleveland, passed away Oct. 21, 2008, following an extended illness. He founded the company in 1980. In business, he was passionate about training and was honored by the Air Conditioning Contractors of America (ACCA) with their Excellence in Training Award, and was the recipient of the Best Contractor to Work for Award from The NEWS.

Guzik was a 42-year member of the Refrigeration Service Engineers Society (RSES), where he served as past president and Education Committee chair. He was a licensed contractor in the state of Ohio and was a member of the Association of Energy Engineers, the United Service Alliance, the Unified Group, and a board member of the Cuyahoga Valley Career Center.

“Shine,” as he was known to many in his family, was a member of Saint Mary of the Immaculate Conception Church in Avon; he had previously been a 30-year parishioner of Saint John Roman Catholic Church in Lorain, where he was active as an usher, and was acknowledged as Holy Name Man of the Year in 1973. Guzik was also a member of the Maserati Club and had the privilege of driving a lap at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway.

He is survived by his wife of 53 years, Clara, sons Alan (Kathy), Joseph (Sandy), and John; daughters Kathleen (Tom) Wilson, Karen (Vince) Piccolomini, and Kristine Guzik; several grandchildren and step-grandchildren; and sisters Carol Szabo and Marlene Chrulski. He was preceded in death by his parents Joseph and Stephanie Guzik, and sister Joan Hritsko.

Publication date: 11/17/2008

Did you enjoy this article? Click here to subscribe to The NEWS Magazine

You must login or register in order to post a comment.

Multimedia

Videos

Image Galleries

2014 MCAA Annual Convention

Scenes from the 2014 MCAA Annual Convention in Scottsdale, Ariz.

Podcasts

NEWSmakers: Julian Scadden

Training is an ongoing process. Julian will discuss how you can generate maximum return on time and energy invested training by following a three part process. Listen to this podcast to get expert tips on training, tracking and follow up. 

More Podcasts

ACHRNEWS

NEWS 04-21-14 cover

2014 April 21

Check out the weekly edition of The NEWS today!

Table Of Contents Subscribe

SERVICE CALLS POLL

Which statement on service calls best applies to your business?
View Results Poll Archive

HVACR INDUSTRY STORE

plumbing-hvac.gif
2014 National Plumbing & HVAC Estimator

Every plumbing and HVAC estimator can use the cost estimates in this practical manual!

More Products

Clear Seas Research

 

Clear Seas ResearchWith access to over one million professionals and more than 60 industry-specific publications, Clear Seas Research offers relevant insights from those who know your industry best. Let us customize a market research solution that exceeds your marketing goals.

DON'T MISS A THING

Magazine image
 
Register today for complete access to ACHRNews.com. Get full access to the latest features, Extra Edition, and more.

STAY CONNECTED

facebook icontwitter iconyoutube iconLinkedIn i con