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Board member dies in US

07:10 PM April 14, 2012

TACLOBAN CITY—Leyte Board Member Roque Tiu died on April 12 after he suffered a heart attack while on vacation in the United States. He was 62.

Tiu was entertaining guests at the house of his sister-in-law in California when he fell ill and had to be brought by ambulance to a hospital where he died of cardiac arrest.

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Tiu’s remains would be brought home on April 21, said Eugene Tan, the board member’s cousin. There is no date for his burial yet.

Tiu, a Liberal Party member, was mayor of Tanauan for nine years before he won as board member in the 2010 elections. Joey Gabieta, Inquirer Visayas

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