Cagayan de Oro Archbishop-Emeritus Jesus Balaso Tuquib has passed away at the Maria Reyna Hospital at 5.35 pm today. He was 89. Tuquib served as archbishop of the Archdiocese of Cagayan de Oro from 1988 to 2006.
Born on June 27, 1930 in Clarin, Bohol, Philippines, Tuquib succeeded Patrick Cronin in 1988. Tuquib retired in 2006 and was succeeded by current archbishop Antonio Ledesma.