PUP-COC MOURNS PASSING OF RUSTICA CARPIO
THE POLYTECHNIC University of the Philippines’ College of Communication mourned the passing of former dean and actress Rustica Cruz Carpio.
The former actress, scholar, playwright and academician passed away on Wednesday at the age of 91 in Imus, Cavite.
Carpio was the former dean of PUP’s then College of Language and Mass Communication and a professor emeritus of the now COC.
“We mourn the passing of [Carpio]…At the same time, we honor and celebrate the life she lived and the immense legacy she leaves behind,” the College wrote on its Facebook page.
“Mula sa PUP at COC, maraming salamat at paalam, Dr. Carpio,” it added.
Carpio was also a decorated actress, having won Lifetime Achievement Awards, Best Actress in several categories, and Movie Actress of the Year in 2014.