Dr Norberto Santiago passes away in Puerto Rico
SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic, December 5, 2012 – The
NORCECA Confederation is deeply saddened to announce the death
of Dr Norberto Santiago of Puerto Rico, secretary of our Medical
Commission, last Saturday.
Dr Santiago took part in several international competitions of
NORCECA as part of the Control Committee and the Medical
Commission benefited from his wisdom and contributions over the
“We are very sad to learn the news,” Cristobal Marte Hoffiz,
president of NORCECA said from Lausanne, Switzerland. “Dr.
Santiago contributed to the growth of our medical commission and
participated in all our annual meetings with dedication and
enthusiasm. He will be missed.”
He was a member of the Board of Directors of the Puerto Rican
National Volleyball Federation as general manager of the teams
Gigantes de Adjuntas and the Caribes de San Sebastian.
The funerals will be on Wednesday and the mortal remains will be
buried on Thursday at the municipal cemetery of Adjuntas, his