By Marisol Bo-oc, J. Jala | 11:14 PM March 16, 2022
Former Bohol Governor David B. Tirol has died. He was 88.
Tirol’s death was first confirmed in a Facebook post by her daughter Leah Tirol-Magno on Wednesday night (March 16, 2022).
“It is with deep sorrow that we announce the death of our beloved Atty. David B. Tirol, Ph.D., at age 88, at 8:25 p. m., March 16, 2022. He was surrounded by his loving wife Dr. Amalia R. Tirol, children, grandchildren, great grandchildren, brothers and sisters, and relatives when he returned home to the loving embrace of the Lord. Wake will be at the Tirol residence at Cainget Drive, Booy, Tagbilaran City. Interment schedule will follow,” Magno said.
The cause of death was not immediately known.
Tirol, who was known as the” Wonder Boy” in Bohol politics, became board member, congressman and governor.
As an educator, he was president of University of Bohol (UB) , the first university in the province.
Tirol was the eldest son of the late educator Atty. Victoriano D. Tirol, the first president of UB.