Carnival Destiny - January 17, 2011
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Carnival Destiny Passenger, January 17, 2011
Time of Death is unknown
Dr. Regina Lily-Warner, 61, from North Haven, Connecticut was sailing aboard Carnival Cruise Lines' Carnival Destiny in the Caribbean on January 17, 2011, booked into cabin number 6107.
Warner was born in Ft. Worth, TX, the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. John Lilly. She was married to Dr. Charles E. Warner, Sr. for nearly 38 years, and the loving mother of Alexis Nicole, Charles Edward, Jr. and Byron Christopher.
She earned degrees from various institutions including, Fisk University and Columbia University. She was an educator in the State of Connecticut for 38 years, 32 of which were spent working in the New Haven Public School System in various capacities, the last of which was the Supervisor of Music, Library Media and Advanced Placement Programs
Warner had underwent a recent Kidney transplant and had numerous other medical conditions. Cause of death was from Cardiac Arrest.
A scholarship fund was set up. The Warner Scholarship Fund is a tribute to Dr. Regina M. Lilly-Warner, who was a tireless champion for music education in the New Haven public school system.
This fund supports New Haven public school students pursuing instrumental music or dance studies at Neighborhood Music School, including participants in the Instrumental Impact program and the meritorious Warner Scholars Award, which recognizes six exceptional New Haven Public High School musicians each year.