Caid Mourns Passing of Talanque, Founding Baron of Calafia

Talanque, founding Baron of Calafia in the Kingdom of Caid, passed away on January 17 after a period of illness. Baron Talanque, mka Dean Hallford, died yesterday of complications from pneumonia at the age of 62. Much beloved by the populace of the area, Talanque was Baron of Calafia from 1971 to 1993, and had previously been a landed baron in the West Kingdom as well.

A memorial service is scheduled for Wednesday, January 22, at Clairemont Mortuary in San Diego, California.

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