Rey’s Story

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Journal entry by Katie Kirk

It’s been 2 weeks since Rey passed.

One of his players became a doctor this week. 

One of his players got named Outstanding Female Athlete of the Year for her college. 

I received a video of one of his players training hard through this COVID mess.

I have talked to so many people about Rey and what he brought into their lives  

I have read every comment and every story you all post. They all make me smile.

Today, his ashes were brought home. I’ve had many people ask me what the plan is. Right now, today, the plan is to drink margaritas and eat tacos and celebrate Cinco De Mayo like we did every year. (I’ll add that I always got a lecture every year from Rey that it was *not* this big of a deal in Mexico and September 16th is way more important. Now you have also received this same tidbit of information.)

Later, my goal at this point is probably August, we will hold two memorials: one in Colorado, and one in California. All friends are welcome to either or both. Once we are all allowed to congregate we will start planning out the details and let everyone know as quickly as we can so you can make arrangements if you would like to be present. 

Picture: 2016 Universal City.

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