Acclaimed film and television director Maryo delos Reyes passed away due to a heart attack at the age of 65 last Saturday night in Dipolog City.

It was confirmed by his talent manager June Rufino in a Saturday night. “We have loved him in life, let us not forget him in this time of sorrow,” said Rufino.

According to him, the veteran director was attending a party and was dancing when he suddenly collapsed suffering a heart attack in Dipolog.

Many celebrities took to their social media accounts to express their condolences and sadness with the director’s death.

Ruru Madrid even said on his Instagram that a day before the director’s death, he was able to see and hug Direk Maryo one last time regretting that he should hug him tighter.

De los Reyes was supposed to direct the upcoming GMA teleserye “Hindi Ko Kayang Iwan Ka” starring Starstruck alumnae Mike Tan and Yasmin Kurdi while his last

Details of his funeral services would follow.

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