By Dominique Gabriel G. Bañaga
The Negros Occidental provincial government recently revealed Special Project and Concerns Department head Ian de Ramos passed away after a five-month long battle with liver cirrhosis.
Doctors reportedly gave him six to eight months to live.
De Ramos was considered one of the top organizers of the annual Pana-ad sa Negros Festival, among other celebrations and programs put on by the provincial government.
He was also the Negros Occidental High School Class of 1989 batch president and was a nurse by profession.
The provincial official’s remains are presently at the Acropolis Memorial Park in Barangay Bata, Bacolod City./DGB, WDJ