Tuesday 29 September, 2020

YUMA Vibe co-founder Stefan Monteil has died

Co-founder of YUMA Vibe Carnival and businessman Louis Stefan Monteil has died. 

Monteil, who was also the CEO of Flavorite Foods, died early Monday morning while undergoing medical care at the St. Clair Medical Hospital. 

"Stefan was a lover of culture, innovation and a source of strength to the YUMA Vibe family and all its affiliates," the YUMA team said in a statement. "On behalf of the YUMA Vibe family, we offer our deepest condolences to the Monteil family as they mourn this incredible loss. Funeral arrangements are being made at this time and will be disseminated by the Monteil family in due course.

For any details on arrangements, we ask that the privacy of the Monteil family is respected and that all parties await further information from the family, released in their time." 

YUMA also indicated that their mas camp will be closed for business until Tuesday, March 26. 

"The YUMA Vibe family will regroup after this time to evaluate how we can make our brother proud for carnivals to come."

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