Eddie Ilarde Death – Dead: Former Senator and TV-host Eddie Ilarde has passed on. Eddie Ilarde was reported to have died today August 4 2020. He died at the age 85. His cause of death or what killed him was never disclosed to the public.
Ilarde also served as a congressman and assemblyman of the Interim Batasang Pambansa.
He popularized the phrase “Dear Kuya Eddie”, also a radio program in the 80s that tackled family and personal issues. He hosted programs on television like Kahapon Lamang, Student Canteen and Darigold Jamboree.
Before he became a senator and assemblyman, he first served as a councilor of Pasay City in the 60s.
Eddie Ilarde was a Filipino radio and television host who was elected to one term in the Philippine Senate. He also served one term each as a congressman and as an Assemblyman of the Interim Batasang Pambansa. On radio and television, he hosted such programs as Kahapon Lamang, Student Canteen, and Darigold Jamboree. His first office as a public servant was being a councilor of Pasay City in the early ’60s.
Ilarde was born in Iriga, Camarines Sur. After finishing high school, he migrated to Manila and worked as a bootblack and a newspaper vendor until his brother had him enroll in college.
He obtained a bachelor’s degree in journalism from the Far Eastern University.