This statement was submitted by Mr. Edison De La Cruz (in the photo on the left) from the Public Relations Office of the National Youth council
Mr. Austin Anthony Glasgow Long was a close friend and active leader of the early National Youth Council (NYC).
He was a man of stature who saw the potential of we the youth and dedicated his energies, talents, and professional knowledge to the advancement of the youth cause. And we are most grateful for his long and selfless contribution.
As a senator with special responsibilities youth of St Lucia, he worked with great direction, serving as an inspiration to later generations of youth leaders on all sides of the political spectrum. He has given us hope for struggle to realize the vision of participation, peace and progress.
We, the National Youth Council, on behalf of all youth of St Lucia, extend our deepest condolences to the family and friends of Mr. Austin Anthony Glasgow Long.
May the memory of his service never be lost!