We at the Summer Institute of Virgin Islands Culture (SIVIC) wish to share with the families and friends directly concerned and with the Virgin Islands cultural family our profound regrets on the recent passing of four V.I. cultural heroes; namely, Mr. Frank Charles on St. Croix, the towering drummer and drum-maker; Mr. Geraldo Guirty on St. Thomas, erudite cultural chronicler and historian; Senator Earl B. Ottley brilliant politician and writer, and Mr. Wilfred Barry, Marshall and Folklife Festival volunteer.
In innumerable ways each one of these gentleman has left his marks on V.I. culture. We shall miss them dearly. May Their Souls Rest In Peace!
Gilbert A. Sprauve, Dir.
Gene Emanuel, Asst. Dir.
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