Former NDP spokesperson Elwardo “E.G.” Lynch died on July 19 at age 70. (Photo: Oris Robinson/Facebook)

Former New Democratic Party (NDP) spokesman, Elwardo “E.G.” Lynch will be buried in Georgetown on Saturday, his daughter, Shafia London-Williams, said on Facebook on Sunday.

Lynch, who hosted the NDP’s weekday programme, “New Times”, for 11 years before falling ill in 2012, died on Wednesday after a prolonged illness consequent upon a series of strokes.

He was 67.

London-Williams, in a post on the social networking website, said Lynch’s funeral will be held at 1 p.m. on Saturday July 19, at the Georgetown Anglican Church.

Viewing will begin at 12 noon.

London-Williams described her father as “a man loved by many.

“The outpouring of love and care by so many of you is truly appreciated,” she further said of the man who helped to re-energise the NDP after its 12-3 election defeats in 2001 and 2010.

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