Melito S. Salazar, Jr., columnist and Vice President of the Manila Bulletin and an alumnus of the University of the Philippines (UP) Diliman, succumbed to cancer at the age of 69. He had served in UP as a Director of the UP Institute for Small Scale Industries, and Associate Professor of the UP College of Business Administration. The UP community extends its sincere condolences to his family and loved ones.
Nestor A. Espenilla, Jr., Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) Governor and Chairman; and a University of the Philippines Diliman alumnus, peacefully passed away at the age of 60 years old after battling tongue cancer for more than a year. The whole U.P. and BSP community are deeply saddened with the loss of a great man, who had devoted his life in service of the Filipino people.
The high court on Monday, January 21, expressed its grief on its former magistrate, retired Associate Justice Leonardo Quisumbing, who joined the Creator on Sunday at the age of 79.
“Pioneering” is a word that was associated with Prof. Flor-Agbayani throughout her life and career until her passing on October 22, 2018 in Sherman Oaks, California, at the age of 96.
Dr. Ruben Belza Santos Cuyugan, age 91, passed away on August 12, 2018 in Boston, Massachusetts. He was the third child of Dr. Gervasio Santos Cuyugan and Jacinta Belza.
The Rev. Dr. Federico (Fred or Eddie) Agnir, a longtime prominent resident of Greenfield, Massachusetts and Wesley Chapel, Florida, passed away on July 9 in his Wesley Chapel home, after an 8-month battle with pancreatic cancer.
Dr. Raymundo S. Magno, a longtime Dundalk family physician who cared for generations of families and was also known for his charitable work in his native Philippines, died Thursday at a daughter’s home at Rehoboth Beach, Del., from kidney disease. The Towson resident was 83.
FORMER Ambassador Jose Apolinario L. Lozada, Jr. passed away on Tuesday at the age of 68, the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) said.
Dr. Alice G. Guillermo, professor emerita and former chair of the UP College of Arts and Letters Department of Arts Studies (DAS), passed away on Jul. 29 after a long illness. She was 80.