Deputy Governor Hon. Franz Manderson said the former Governor of the Cayman Islands Thomas Russell was a friend of his from his days in the civil service.
Mr. Manderson said Mr. Russell will mostly be remembered for the deep passion he had for the Cayman Islands and said the energy of Mr. Russell remained consistent.
“His enthusiasm and his energy despite moving up in age, he had great energy and was able to get around and his passion for the Cayman Islands he really loved Cayman,” said Mr. Manderson.
Mr. Manderson added Mr. Russell’s funeral has not yet been arranged and said he has made considerations to visit Scotland for the service.