National Artist for Literature Cirilo F. Bautista, 76, writes 30

A man immersed in the greatness of the creative word throughout his life, Cirilo Francisco Bautista died yesterday at the age of 76. Bautista was elevated to the Order of the National Artist (ONA) of the Philippines in 2014 by President Benigno Aquino. He is survived by his wife Rosemarie and three children.