Unfortunate things happen in three, they say. And indeed, three tycoons died within three days.
After the death of Roberto Aboitiz of the Aboitiz Group and Mercury Drug founder Mariano Que, here comes the report of the death of Yuchengco Group‘s patriarch Alfonso Yuchengco.
The deaths of these three prominent Philippine businessmen comes on the Holy Week weekend, in just a span of three days.
Meanwhile, more prominent people or relatives of prominent people had died. It include Chyna Thomas, the sister of Boston Celtics guard Isaiah Thomas who died in a car crash, and Emma Morano, believed to be the oldest person alive and the last of the living people born in the 19th century.
Composer Willy Cruz also died this weekend as well.
As we record on the April deaths, it seemed that there had not been a single day without a celebrity death. So rampant again that we can make a 365-day calendar with the names of the deceased celebrities, akin to the Catholic calendar with the names of the saints in each day.
Last year was regarded as one of the worst years ever, with almost endless strings of high-profile famous celebrity deaths and extended until January.