The INDsider - In Memoriam The INDsider - In Memoriam http://theind.com/articles.sec-132-1-In-Memoriam.html Fri, 18 Oct 19 00:00:00 -0500 en hourly 1 <![CDATA[Greg Guirard, 1937-2017]]> Greg Guirard, 1937-2017
Celebrated chronicler of Atchafalaya Basin dies ......]]>
<![CDATA[Footlights go dark on Ricky Briggs, Lafayette comedian and actor]]> Footlights go dark on Ricky Briggs, Lafayette comedian and actor
Ricky would definitely have some kind of smart-ass remark at the ready if he saw how much fuss folks are making about his untimely death ......]]>
<![CDATA[Fête Merlin Fontenot Monday at Randol’s]]> Fête Merlin Fontenot Monday at Randol’s
The celebrated fiddler, who died Tuesday, was an ambassador for Cajun music and culture for decades ......]]>
<![CDATA[In Memoriam 2016]]> In Memoriam 2016
Remembering the beloved figures from Lafayette and Acadiana’s culture, politics and business worlds who died this year ......]]>
<![CDATA[Raymond Cordova, longtime adviser to U.S. Sen. John Breaux, dies]]> Raymond Cordova, longtime adviser to U.S. Sen. John Breaux, dies
Cordova worked for Breaux in the U.S. House and Senate over the course of three decades ......]]>
<![CDATA[Former St. Landry Parish D.A. Morgan Goudeau dies]]> Former St. Landry Parish D.A. Morgan Goudeau dies
Opelousas native, 87, had been living in Lafayette since his 1997 retirement ......]]>
<![CDATA[Remembering Bob Pastor: a gaping hole in the heart of Lafayette’s creative community]]> Remembering Bob Pastor: a gaping hole in the heart of Lafayette’s creative community
Let’s hope the angels are ready for a little bling ......]]>
<![CDATA[Allen Toussaint dies at 77]]> Allen Toussaint dies at 77
The world has lost one of the great communicators of Louisiana culture ......]]>
<![CDATA[Philanthropist Bob Lowe dead at 93]]> Philanthropist Bob Lowe dead at 93
WW II vet and longtime community leader was oldest living Marine in the state ......]]>
<![CDATA[LGH announces sale of 'Lafayette Strong' T-shirts]]> LGH announces sale of 'Lafayette Strong' T-shirts
All proceeds are being donated to Lafayette Central Park in Jillian Johnson's name for development of a playground at the Horse Farm property ......]]>