Gary Meulemans' I-CAR Colleagues Honor His Memory

07/07/2023 by I-CAR


Gary Meulemans
Gary Meulemans

Gary Meulemans was an incredibly talented individual who made a significant impact on his colleagues at I-CAR. His loss is deeply felt by his coworkers, who remember him as a skilled professional and a kind-hearted friend. Gary's graphic design expertise in the automotive industry was unparalleled, and his willingness to share his knowledge and experience with others was a testament to his generous spirit. He will be greatly missed, not only for his exceptional skills, but also for his warm personality and positive attitude. We honor his memory by continuing to strive for excellence and embodying the qualities he exemplified in his work and personal life.

A Heartfelt Tribute

After Gary Meulemans passed away, numerous employees paid their respects. Among them was Bud Center, who wrote a touching open letter tribute to honor his memory. Bud is the Director of Technical Products and Curriculum at I-CAR.

"Today, we pay tribute to Gary Meulemans, a remarkable individual whose presence brought light and inspiration to the lives of all who knew him. Gary was an extraordinary individual who left an indelible mark on our hearts and in our memories. Gary possessed an unwavering passion for his craft and a commitment to excellence that set him apart. As a dedicated I-CAR employee of 30 years and graphic media professional, he poured his heart and soul into every project he undertook. His talent, meticulous attention to detail, and his unwavering pursuit of perfection were evident in his work.

Gary's impact extended far beyond his professional achievements. He was a beacon of warmth and kindness, always ready with a smile and a helping hand. His generous spirit touched the lives of everyone he encountered, whether it was a colleague seeking guidance or a stranger in need of assistance. Gary had a remarkable ability to uplift others and make them feel valued, leaving a lasting impression on all fortunate enough to cross his path. One of Gary's greatest strengths was his ability to connect with people on a deeper level. He possessed a rare gift for empathy, making others feel understood and cared for. He had a genuine interest in the lives and stories of those around him, listening intently and offering his support without hesitation. His genuine concern for others created an environment of trust and camaraderie, fostering strong relationships that lasted a lifetime. Gary was also a devoted family man, cherishing his loved ones with unwavering dedication. He found immense joy in spending time with his family, creating memories, and sharing laughter together.

As we bid farewell to Gary, let us remember him not with sorrow but with gratitude for the privilege of having known such an exceptional person and having the opportunity to work with such a dedicated and talented colleague. His legacy lives on through the lives he touched, the hearts he warmed, and the inspiration he instilled in others. May we carry his spirit of excellence, kindness, and compassion in our own lives as a tribute to his memory. Rest in peace, friend. Your presence will forever be missed, but your light will continue to shine brightly within us. Thank you for the profound impact you made on our lives."

- Bud Center