First-ever Bb Pilipinas winner Maria Myrna Sese Panlilio dies

The first-ever Binibining Pilipinas winner, Maria Myrna Sese Panlilio reportedly died of gall bladder disease at the Makati Medical Center last night.

The Bb Pilipinas search was first held in 1964, with Panlilio walking away with the top plum and having the honor to compete in the Miss Universe pageant months after.

She was an officer of the Binibining Pilipinas Charities, Inc. and was also the Executive Director of the Nayong Pilipino. Her remains were brought to Sanctuario de San Antonio in Forbes Park in Makati.