Father Dies on Daughter's Birthday, Family Needs Money for Burial
POSTED: Wednesday, December 28, 2011 - 2:43pm
UPDATED: Wednesday, December 28, 2011 - 8:25pm
EL PASO- A native El Pasoan passed away on December 26 this year, just one month after he was diagnosed with Cancer. Now his family is saving to pay for his burial.
Alex Garcia, a Coast Guard Veteran, received the news last month that he had lung cancer. Doctors gave him 6 months to live, but Garcia passed away after only one month, on his daughter's 11th birthday. Due to the sudden loss, his family is having trouble paying for medical and funeral expenses. Friends of the family have set up a bank account for the family at Wells Fargo account# 9856 226924.