Veteran journalist and author Beth Day Romulo has died at the age of 98 on Friday, her granddaughter announced on Facebook.
Romulo is the widow of former Foreign Affairs Secretary and United Nations General Assembly President Carlos Romulo.
Memorial services will be announced soon by the Carlos P. Romulo Foundation.
On its website, the Foundation wrote: “In lieu of flowers, please consider a donation to the Carlos P. Romulo Foundation for Peace and Development (text +63 917 815 9826 for information). Messages of condolence may be sent to [email protected].”
Romulo was born in Indiana, United States, on May 25, 1924.
She was a former associate editor of Manila Bulletin and wrote several books, including Inside the Palace: The Rise and Fall of Ferdinand and Imelda Marcos and The Writer, the Lover and the Diplomat, which tells her love story with her husband that was co-authored with veteran journalist David Wyatt.
“I’m sad to announce the passing of a remarkable woman: Beth Day Romulo. She was 88-years-old when we teamed up to co-write her life story,” Wyatt wrote on his Facebook page.