Death of Réal Giguère: “It has never ceased to make jokes”

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The presenter, comedian and writer Réal Giguère, who died Monday at the age of 85 years, has never ceased to make jokes, even to the end of his life, assured his son Sylvain.

  • LISTEN to the full interview of Sylvain Giguère to Dutrizac from 6 to 9:


“Despite the fact that he lost his head a little, he still made jokes, told his son in an interview with the show Dutrizac, from 6 to 9. It is this that has saved it, it was a guy funny.”



Live on QUB radio, photographer, actor, animator, director and producer Sylvain Giguère is said to be relieved by the death of his father. “It has not been easy in recent times”, he admitted, adding that his father was a “scholar,” who “knew everything”.

“We are doing well. We are happy that finally he is gone, he has not had to endure it for weeks.”

Sylvain Giguère told us that his father is gone after bidding farewell to the people near him. “He has been waiting to speak to us, each in our turn, he told. This is often how people decide they can leave.”

The son of the iconic figure of quebec television rumored to have received a wave of love from the public and former colleagues of his father. “I have personally received more than 1000 messages. We were amazed to see so much love and witness.”


“I’m happy for him, especially that he felt a little forgotten in the last twenty years, was pleased with his son. It has not been easy for him.”

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Réal Giguère is turned off, Monday night, at the age of 85 years. It is his son Sylvain who has shared the sad news on Facebook.

“It is with immense sadness, but a great serenity that I will share with you a difficult new. My father, Réal Giguère, died today at the age of 85 years. This was a great man in many ways. I have this quote in mind: “Thanks to everything you taught me, I have the strength to continue without you…”.”