By Rubén Morales Iglesias: “The Scout Association of Belize regrets to inform the public of the untimely passing of our beloved Chief Scout, Major Eric Neal,” said a press release from the Scout Association of Belize on Friday.
“We take this time to convey our condolences to his close friends and family.”
“Major Eric Neal was admitted to the San Ignacio Hospital due to breathing complications related to his asthma. He was then transferred to the Western Regional Hospital yesterday, September 30th, 2021, and passed away early this morning,” added the Scout Association.
Major Neal made history within Scouting as he was the youngest person to serve as Chief Scout said the Scout Association of Belize, pointing out that he was serving his second term in the top position.