Tag: Obituary

Long-serving East End MLA John McLean dies

Long-serving East End MLA John McLean dies

| 27/08/2019 | 12 Comments

(CNS Local Life): Former MLA John McLean, who represented the district of East End in the Legislative Assembly from 1976-2000, died Saturday, 24 August, at the age of 69, after a short illness. During his long political career he also served on the Executive Council, which was the precursor to Cabinet.

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Cayman’s first governor Athel Long dies

Cayman’s first governor Athel Long dies

| 01/08/2019 | 1 Comment

(CNS Local Life): Athel Charles Ethelwulf Long, Cayman’s first governor, has passed away seven months after turning 100 years old. He served as the islands’ last administrator from 1968-1971, after which he was sworn in as governor when the title was changed, holding that post until 1972.

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Dive industry stalwart Ron Kipp dies

Dive industry stalwart Ron Kipp dies

| 24/07/2019 | 5 Comments

(CNS Local Life): Ron Kipp, who came to the Cayman Islands in 1980 to take over the pioneering Bob Soto’s Diving, becoming a part of the local dive industry’s growth, passed away Monday, 22 July, aged 79, after a long illness. His commitment to diving was recognised with his 2012 induction into the International Scuba […]

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Former Compass owner Brian Uzzell dies

Former Compass owner Brian Uzzell dies

| 30/11/2018 | 2 Comments

(CNS Local Life): Brian Uzzell, longtime owner and publisher of the Caymanian Compass newspaper, died this morning (Friday, 30 November) in his Florida home at the age of 82 after a long illness. For 40 years Uzzell was a major figure in the media business in Cayman and saw his Cayman Free Press through to […]

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Eric Bergstrom (14 October 1933-13 October 2018)

Eric Bergstrom (14 October 1933-13 October 2018)

| 15/10/2018 | 0 Comments

Obituary: The family of tourism pioneer Eric Bergstrom announces his sudden passing, Saturday, 13 October at his home in Pompano Beach, Florida. Mr Bergstrom would have turned 85 on 14 October.

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Former Cayman police commissioner dies at 90

Former Cayman police commissioner dies at 90

| 18/10/2017 | 2 Comments

(CNS Local Life): Andrew Greiff, who served as the Cayman Islands Commissioner of Police from 1973 until his retirement in 1990, died last week at the age of 90. He met Thomas Russell in the Solomon Islands while travelling around the Pacific between 1967 and 1973. At the time he was acting as Police Advisor […]

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