Binawian ng buhay bandang alas-onse ng gabi noong Hulyo 3 ang stage/concert director at talent manager na si Roxanne Lapus sa kanyang tahanan dahil sa cardiac arrest.
Some time ago, she had a heart attack and has been advised by her doctor to undergo angioplasty, pero hindi niya ginawa.
Roxanne was a known stage director. To her credit was the most successful musical to be staged in the Philippines, The Sound of Music at the Resorts World Manila.
She first conceptualized and directed the concert of the Hitmakers made up of the 70s OPM icons Rico Puno, Hajji Alejandro, Rey Valera, and Marco Sison.
She also directed the very successful ballet show, ang Mga Kuwento ni Lola Basyang that also starred prima ballerina Liza Macuja-Elizalde who she also managed for some time.
It was Roxanne who also discovered actress Dawn Zulueta. She also discovered Lotis Key for stage. Naging manager din siya noon ng singer na si Raymond Lauchengco.
Her remains will be at the Funeraria Paz at the Manila Memorial Park in Sucat the whole day today, July 4, and will be cremated tomorrow. She will be laid to her final rest on Friday.