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UTech, Ja Alumni News – Michael Lorde, We Miss You! July 21, 2017

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MICHAEL LORDE

The Alumni Community of the University of Technology, Jamaica (UTech, Jamaica) regrets the passing of Alumnus Michael Lorde, Senior Architect, Marvin Goodman & Associates, Lecturer in the Caribbean School of Architecture, UTech, Jamaica, Vice President, Jamaica Institute of Architects, and Set Designer, Grand Gala, as well as the National Pantomime.

The thanksgiving service for architect, lecturer, mentor and colleague Michael Lorde will be held on Saturday, July 29, 2017 at 10:00 AM at Meadowbrook United Church, 2 Flemington Dr. Kingston 19.

We remember his family, friends, colleagues, students at this time and pray that God will help them to be comforted and adjust  to Michael’s passing.

*We invite you to use the comment section of this post to share words of tribute and comfort to the Lorde Family and Community.


Grand Gala set designer Michael Lorde has died
Jamaica Observer Tuesday, July 11, 2017 

KINGSTON, Jamaica — Michael Lorde, the architect and set designer who was finalising designs for this year’s Grand Gala, died yesterday, according to the Ministry of Culture, Gender, Entertainment and Sport.

In expressing shock and sadness at the passing, Portfolio Minister Olivia Grange, said Lorde had worked on the Grand Gala designs up to last Saturday and was to meet with the ministry/JCDC team yesterday evening. READ MORE HERE

LTM Will Miss Theatre Designer Michael Lorde
Published: Thursday | July 13, 2017 | 7:00 AM Kimberley Small

On Monday, July 10, the Little Theatre Movement (LTM) family learned that architect and dedicated theatre designer Michael Lorde had passed away.

He had been ill for a short time, and died suddenly at Andrews Memorial Hospital where he had gone for emergency treatment.

Lorde served for more than 20 years, creating scenery which varied from cricket stands, mansions and old country houses to scenes under the sea. Lorde’s work extended beyond the LTM, as he created costumes and staging for events such as the Independence Grand Gala, earning him the respect of many in the Jamaican theatre fraternity. READ MORE HERE

MASTER BUILDER: Theatre colleagues remember Michael Lorde as the dedicated and consummate professional

ON any given day that you walk past the Little Theatre on Tom Redcam Avenue in Kingston, you’ll notice a black flag fluttering in the breeze at half-mast atop the landmark theatre house. It’s to mark the passing of Michael Lorde, the estimable architect and veteran set designer who died at hospital on Monday after being ill for some time. Lorde was in his 50s. READ MORE HERE


Alumni Relations Office
University of Technology, Jamaica
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