In Memory

Doug Lloyd

Douglas P. Lloyd, 55, a restaurant consultant and Vietnam War veteran, died Saturday (Nov. 16, 2002) in the Center for Hospice & Palliative Care, Cheektowaga, after a lengthy illness.  Born in Buffalo, Lloyd lived in Kenmore most of his life and was a graduate of Kenmore West High School. After graduation, he served in the U.S. Army with the 101st Airborne Division during the Vietnam War.  Lloyd left the military in 1970 with an honorable discharge after three years of duty, during which he attained the rank of staff sergeant.   After his military service, Lloyd embarked on a career in the food service industry.  During the 1970s, he held management positions at the Cloister and Plaza Suites restaurants, as well as in food service divisions of Daemen College and Darien Lake amusement park.  He joined C.A. Curtze Co. of Erie, Pa., in 1984 and worked as a restaurant consultant and sales representative until his death. He was a member of the company's Gold Circle Club, which honors those attaining top sales quotas.  The Angola resident was a past member of the STAR Swimming board of directors and was active with First Church of Evans.  He is survived by his wife, the former Ann Harrity; two daughters, Judith Gugliuzza of the Town of Tonawanda and Michelle Balistreri of Cheektowaga; a son, Andrew of Angola; a stepson, Scott Burns of Angola; his mother, Betty of Carol Stream, Ill.; two sisters, Joan Guest of Carol Stream and Katherine Powers of Londonderry, N.H.; and six grandchildren.A service will be held at 10 a.m. Wednesday in First Church of Evans, 7431 Erie Road, Derby. Burial will be in First Church of Evans Cemetery.

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07/30/14 11:30 PM #1    

Bonny Yockey (Wilson)

I knew Doug when he managed the restaurant where our 10th class reunion was held. When he worke for Curtze Foods he was the sales rep that serviced Pioneer Lutheran Camp in Angola where I worked as their secretary. He was kind and friendly and had besutiful blue eyes. So sorry for your families loss.

10/24/14 08:32 PM #2    

Carol Mathewson

Doug managed the arrangements for my wedding reception at the Plaza Suite in 1974.  He was a sweetheart and was so nice to my parents in planning the event.  I will always remember that handsome smile.

03/01/15 03:53 AM #3    

Thomas Lippard III

After my Army stint,  I worked at M & T Bank.  Was there for 5 years.  Single at the time, and on Friday's we used to start

weekends off by going to the Plaza Suite.  Doug was Always there to make our experince pleasureable!!

We all felt like this is "The Life".  Got to know him much in this atmosphere.  He was totally in his element

here.   I miss you my Friend!

Tom Lippard


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