On Monday September 15th, 2008 Mr. Gustavo Perez, Citadel Class of 1959 passed away in his hometown of Panama City, The Republic of Panama. Mr. Perez was a well known individual in the Banking business in the Republic of Panama, having served the highest ranks in various financial institutions in that country. Mr. Perez developed a distinguished and remarkable career in banking in Panama and was a member of Panamanian Banking Association, former president of the Kiwanis Club, and served in many other organizations. Mr. Perez most recently served under Panamanian President Martin Torrijos’ Administration as the head of the national police force. Mr. Perez was the first Panamanian to graduate from The Citadel in 1959. He is survived by his wife Mrs. Gerta De la Ossa de Perez, and by two sons and two daughters.
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