The 58 year old talent manager Wyngard Tracy passed away last Tuesday at 3:45 am. He died of cardiac arrest at the Makati Medical Center in Makati City. It was confirmed by his close friends on that same day. He reportedly suffered a triple bypass surgery last August and fortunately recovered from it. However, three consecutive strokes complicated his health entirely leaving half of his body paralyzed last October.
The renowned manager of some big stars like Diamond Star Maricel Soriano, Lucy Torres, Richard Gomez, Aiko Melendez, John Estrada and the pop Side A band, wished on his death bed that his body will be cremated and that there will be no wake. A good friend of his and also a successful artist/songwriter, Ogie Alcasid, stated that Tracy was never fond of sad moments. He always presumed life as a happy one.
A Mass for Tracy was celebrated Tuesday, 5 p.m., at the La Salle Green Hills chapel in San Juan. Wyngard’s family opened the ICU for all his close friends to bid him farewell. His remains was cremated then brought to his home at Rockwell Center in Makati City. Gina Martinez said in an interview from the press that a party is scheduled this Thursday. Tracy’s talents is said to showcase their hit songs during the party like Side A’s “Hold On” and Ogie Alcasid’s rendition of “Sumayaw Sumunod”. Ogie also said to sing a friendship song dedicated to Tracy.
People in the showbiz industry will surely miss this great and talented guy. It’s a sure loss but his legendary work will continue to inspire and build the industry in a long time.