In Memoriam

We proudly acknowledge the commitment and contributions of our members who have gone to their eternal rest.
Please click on their name for the obituary if one is available.

Dr. Árpád A. Darázs was born July 7, 1922 in Jászberény, Hungary.  In 1981 he founded The Palmetto Mastersingers. The last concert conducted by Dr. Darázs was the Columbia Bicentennial tribute at the Carolina Coliseum on October 18, 1986.

Dr. Darázs entered into eternal life on December 16, 1986 at the age of 64.

Walter Edward Cuttino was born October 21, 1957.  In 1996 he became the Director of The Palmetto Mastersingers.  The last concert conducted by Walter was our Spring Concert at Irmo High School on May 13, 2016.  Walter entered into eternal life on April 25, 2021 at the age of 64.

Click here to read A Memoir written by Charlie Hill.