Obituary Dušan Čukić

7. Juni 2024

We are deeply saddened to announce the death of honorary presidency member and long-time president of the Serbian member federation SUBNOR. He died at the age of 87. A journalist for many years, he devoted his retirement to his work in SUBNOR. It was also thanks to him that the Serbian comrades became active full members of FIR again after years as an observer. We remember with satisfaction the important Balkan Peace Conference of SUBNOR and FIR in Belgrade, which took place on his initiative. Meetings of the FIR Executive Committee in Belgrade and joint celebrations to mark the anniversaries of the liberation of Yugoslavia were made possible with his active support.
We were able to experience the high esteem in which he was held in Serbia. The Serbian government not only paid tribute to him as a person, but also to SUBNOR and its decades of socio-political work.
Dušan Čukić embodied the ideals of the FIR in his work and his person. For this reason, he was appointed a member of the Honorary Presidency at the XVIII Regular Congress of FIR in Reggio Emilia, a distinction that was confirmed at the last FIR Congress in Barcelona.
Due to his serious illness in recent months, he was no longer able to be as active in this task as he would certainly have liked. However, we are sure that he was committed to the common cause until his last breath.
Our deepest sympathy goes out to his wife and three children, as well as to his comrades in the Serbian SUBNOR association.

Vilmos Hanti, President
Dr. Ulrich Schneider, Secretary General