Community Mourns the Loss of Radio Host Lisa Lopez-Galvan

Family and friends gathered on Saturday in Kansas City to bid their final farewells to Lisa Lopez-Galvan, a cherished member of the community. Lopez-Galvan tragically lost her life nearly two weeks ago, succumbing to injuries sustained from a shooting incident that occurred after the Chiefs Super Bowl rally held at Union Station.

The somber services commenced with a touching rosary at the Redemptorist Catholic Church on Friday evening, followed by a visitation. On Saturday, mourners gathered for a solemn mass to pay their respects before accompanying Lopez-Galvan to her final resting place.

Remembering a Beloved Radio Personality

Lopez-Galvan, known for her vibrant presence as a radio host and DJ with KKFI in Kansas City, left an indelible mark on her listeners. Her popular show, “Taste of Tejano,” endeared her to many, reflecting her passion for music and connection with the community. In a heartfelt tribute, KKFI dedicated a special edition of her show to honor her memory.

Generosity in Remembrance

The outpouring of support from the community has been profound, as evidenced by an online memorial fund that has garnered approximately $400,000 in donations. This overwhelming response speaks volumes about the impact Lopez-Galvan had on the lives of those around her.

Fondly Remembered by Loved Ones

According to her obituary, Lopez-Galvan leaves behind a legacy of love and warmth, survived by her husband, two children, and four grandchildren. Her presence will be deeply missed by all who had the privilege of knowing her.

A State Mourns

The grief over Lopez-Galvan’s untimely passing extends beyond the borders of Kansas City, with Governor Laura Kelly expressing condolences on behalf of the state. Flags flew at half-staff across Kansas in honor of Lopez-Galvan and the other victims of the tragic incident.

“Kansans and the entire Kansas City community are mourning the loss of Lisa Lopez-Galvan,” remarked Governor Kelly in a statement. “I’m grieving for her family and for all the victims and their loved ones.”

As the community grapples with this profound loss, Lopez-Galvan’s memory will continue to be cherished, her spirit enduring through the lives she touched and the legacy she leaves behind.

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