Professor Calogero Carità, an esteemed historian from Licata, has passed away at the age of 78. He suffered a sudden illness while doing what he loved most: talking about his hometown of Licata. He fell ill while presenting a book at the Badia monastery, and despite being rushed to the hospital, he unfortunately passed away shortly after. Carità’s death has deeply saddened the entire community of Licata, where he was well-known and respected. He was praised for his contributions to the city’s cultural heritage and his eloquence in discussing its past and present. Carità had a successful career as a teacher, writer, and researcher, focusing on history, archaeology, and art. He played a crucial role in preserving and restoring Licata’s cultural assets, including establishing the civic archaeological museum and revitalizing the local library. Carità received numerous awards for his scholarly work and was highly regarded in the field of cultural preservation. His untimely death has left a significant void in both the human and cultural spheres of Licata.
Licata, addio al professore Calogero Carità: “Ha dato lustro alla nostra terra”