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Journ educator, veteran newsman Ramon Francisco dies at 72

Journ educator, veteran newsman Ramon Francisco dies at 72

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by JOANNE CHRISTINE RAMOS photo grabbed from Manila Bulletin FORMER JOURNALISM professor and The Flame’s editor-in-chief in the mid-1960s, Ramon S. Francisco passed away on Monday, July 27. He was 72.  In a Facebook post yesterday, the UST Journalism Society confirmed Francisco's death, who was fondly called as "RamFra" by his colleagues. Francisco earned his bachelor's degree in journalism and graduated summa cum laude from the University of Santo Tomas in 1967. He also became the UST journalism program coordinator. For 30 years, he served as the associate editor of Manila Bulletin, where he met his colleagues who also posted their condolences on social media. "We were seatmates in the old desk setup. He worked real fast despite his physical condition.... He had a photog...