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July 24, 2006

Romeo Tan Togonon, 1951-2006

imageEditorial cartoonist Romeo Tan Togonon, best known as "Boy Togonon," passed away Thursday after a cardiac arrest. He was 55 years old. Togonon worked as both a cartoonist and art director, winning numerous awards for both aspects of his career. Most recently a cartoonist at Manila Times, obituaries in that region mention his time with Daily Express as important to his cartooning career. He advocated for press freedom through several organizations.

Togonon is survived by a wife, two sons, a sister and several other relatives.
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