Date for Walcott funeral to be announced shortly

The funeral of the late Saint Lucian poet, playwright and painter, the Honourable Sir Derek Alton Walcott, will be held in Saint Lucia at a date to be announced shortly,  a statement issued by his daughters, Elizabeth Walcott-Hackshaw and Anna Walcott-Hardy has said.

According to the statement, Walcott died peacefully today, Friday 17th March, 2017, at his home in Cap Estate, Saint Lucia.

“He was 87 years old and will be greatly missed by his family and friends,” the statement noted.


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