HAMILTON, Bermuda -- David Allen, Bermuda minister of tourism, died
Sept. 26 after a six-week battle with abdominal cancer. He was 59.
Allen, an active member of the Progressive Labour Party since
1967, was elected to the House of Assembly in 1989 and appointed
minister of tourism in November 1998.
Premier Jennifer Smith, who was off the island at the time of
his death, will appoint the next minister of tourism upon her
return, a spokeswoman for the Bermuda Department of Tourism