Former senator Rodolfo Biazon dies

FORMER senator and Armed Forces of the Philippines chief of staff Rodolfo Biazon died on Monday, June 12, 2023, at the age of 88.

Muntinlupa Mayor Ruffy Biazon announced his father’s passing.

“It is with deep sadness that we announce that the bell has rung and the last Taps has been sung for Rodolfo Gaspar Biazon,” the mayor said.

“It is perfectly fitting that today, Independence Day, at around 8:30 a.m., the soldier who dedicated his life and laid it on the line in defending freedom and democracy, has been set free from the pains of this world,” he said in a statement.

The mayor said that his father was diagnosed with lung cancer in July 2022 and underwent the proper treatment. However, he caught pneumonia twice this year.

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“He courageously fought his last battle like a Marine would, but it is the Lord’s will which prevails. The family is grateful that we were able to spend his last moments with us intimately and peacefully,” he added.

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