Lifestyle Journalist Dies of Chicken Pox

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A notable entertainment/lifestyle writer and radio broadcaster that has contributed to the Liberian media for several years, with the Renaissance Communications Incorporated and FrontPage Newspaper, has passed away on Dec 24, 2013. He was 28.

Ralph J. Lincoln, a motivating, creative and investigative writer from the Duport Road community, was a calm and compassionate journalist who preferred showing his contributions to his country through his print and broadcasting skills. Always ready to please other’s, Ralph won many a friend because of his warm heart, and will be surely missed.

Sadly, the late Ralph posted a couple of comments on his Facebook page before passing away that indicates he could have died of Chicken pox.

November 27, 2013 Facebook post: “The past five days have been a tough battle for me. Been down with Chicken [pox].”

December 1, 2013 Facebook Post: When trouble strikes, there you discover who loves you and/or who hates you. The past few days have proven to me who my true friends and foes are. Thanks to everyone who called, commented and inbox me during my testing times. God bless you Mightily.

Chickenpox is rarely fatal, although it is generally more severe in adult men than in women or children.

Meanwhile, The FrontPage newspaper published a story “gone to soon” describing from those who were present at Ralph’s death, his ailing condition before his death.

“It just turn from one thing to something else and we could not figure out what it was” his sister Johanna was quoted saying.

Ralph is survived by his wife, Jemima, two children, Blessing and Ralph Jr., and his mother Roseline Langar, three sisters’ and a host of relatives.

From the LIB Life crew: You will always be missed Ralph as the Lord covers you with his protected wing through your next journey, sleep.


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