Big Bus Local 100 Member Dies of the Virus

APRIL 1 -- TWU Local 100 has lost another good union Brother to the Coronavirus scourge. Brother Raul Clarke was a Bus Operator for the Big Bus Tour Bus company. Brother Clarke passed away on Tuesday, March 31, 2020. He had been with the company since 2016 and was a well liked, well respected man and Union Brother.

James Hoffman, a Local 100 Shop Steward at Big Bus, said that Brother Clarke was “a friendly warm presence at the company. I always looked forward to working with him He was quick with a laugh, reliable with the safety of everyone on his bus, and a joy to do a loop with. We will all miss him very much.”

Local 100 President Tony Utano said that all of Local 100 feels this loss. “Our hearts and prayers go out to this fine man’s family. I offer my deepest condolences to all of our Local 100 members at Big Bus here in New York and across the country. I can only hope and pray that this dark cloud over our country passes quickly.”