We are heartbroken to share the news that George Rodrigue passed away in December 2013. While we mourn the loss of a great man, we also celebrate his rich life and legacy. The Rodrigue family is more dedicated than ever to the mission of the foundation that George started.
(UPDATE January 5, 2014) "I bid you Farewell, For Now..." a statement from Wendy Rodrigue on her Musing's of An Artist's Wife blog.
Linked below are just a few of the sources that honored the memory of George Rodrigue:
Video Compilation of St. Louis Cathedral Funeral Services via NOLA.com
"Remembering Rodrigue: The Blue Dog Blues" via Huffington Post
NOLA.com writer Doug MacCash
Farewell, Blue Dog Man via The Gambit's Clancy Dubos
"George Rodrigue Buried in New Iberia" via The Advertiser
New York Times Obituary
"Artist George Rodrigue Leaves Unique Louisiana Legacy" via The Advocate