He was returning home after enjoying Italy’s victory with his friends. Struck by a heart attack while driving his Polo, with the car that continued his race he ended up against a fence in via Vivaro. The emergency services of 118 were useless, arrived immediately together with the carabinieri of the Alba company and the Albesi firefighters. So last night (Saturday 3 July), around 1.30 am, Landis Buttignol, 63 years old, historic art director of the “La Commerciale” printing house in Alba, has been retired for a year.
Of Friulian origins, a cultured and refined man, a great lover of art, Buttignol was part of the great family of the book cooperative “La Torre” since his birth in 1976. His design of the logo, a book that recalls a tower and opens to readers.
«It was a constant and constructive presence for all of us – says Piera Costa, vice president of the book cooperative -. He has always been with us and, since he retired a few months ago, he was even more often in the bookstore to have a chat. We are all grieved and upset ».
Gifted with great flair and creativity at work, which had also earned him numerous prizes and awards, Buttignol also loved to try his hand at art.
Only a month ago his works were on display in the church of San Domenico, within the collective exhibition «The balance of contrasts».
Landis Buttignol leaves his wife Nadia Fenocchio and their children Giulia and Marco.