TUGUEGARAO CITY, Philippines- The regional director of Commission on Higher Education in Cagayan Valley region succumbed to death after suffering from cardiac arrest on Wednesday night, July 11.
CHED-2 director Honorato Alzate, PhD suffered a heart attack as he was supposed to be attend a graduation in Nueva Vizcaya province.
His daughter Ma. Edel Lourdes Alzate-Galiza confirmed his passing through a Facebook post.
“Isa kang ama na lahat ng katangian ay inako mo na. [Nasa ‘yo] na ang lahat papa! Sobrang bilis ng pangyayari, hindi ka man lang namin nakausap dahil sobrang busy mo,” Alzate-Galiza said.
Educators in the region, meanwhile, took to social media to express they grief in the death of Alzate, describing him as “inspirer…transformer…and a father.”
His remains now lies in City of Ilagan, where he resides.