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Obituaries

October 17, 2012
Ivette Salgado; pioneer and health-care advocate
Ivette Salgado; pioneer and health-care advocate

ROCHESTER -- Carmen Ivette Salgado was a pioneer and longtime health-care advocate for the Latino community.

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By Annette Jiménez/EMC
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August 15, 2012
Amparo Ramos, 90; owned one of area's first Latino grocery stores
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October 12, 2011
Leader's legacy of community service recalled

Elston Hernández was a community leader who worked tirelessly to improve housing for Latinos.

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By Annette Jiménez/EMC
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December 16, 2010
Javier Ortiz-Rivera, 26; killed in Afghanistan
Javier Ortiz-Rivera, 26; killed in Afghanistan

ROCHESTER -- Javier Ortiz-Rivera, a staff sergeant with the U.S. Marine Corps, died Nov. 16, 2010, while serving in Afghanistan.

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By Annette Jiménez/EMC
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October 13, 2010
Car crash kills activist Roberto Resto, 60

ROCHESTER -- Roberto Resto, a longtime champion for the rights of immigrants and veterans, died suddenly Sept. 20.

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By Annette Jiménez/EMC
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September 15, 2010
Paulina Santiago; pioneer family's matriarch

ROCHESTER -- Paulina Santiago, the matriarch of one of the Latino community’s pioneer families, died Aug. 30, 2010. She was 88 years old.

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By Annette Jiménez/EMC
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April 17, 2010
Eduardo Navarro; former RHBA chairman
Eduardo Navarro; former RHBA chairman

Eduardo Navarro, former chairman of the Rochester Hispanic Business Association, died April 1, 2010, after a yearlong battle with cancer. He was 60 years old.

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By Annette Jiménez/EMC
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