Honoring Admiral Horacio Rivero
Admiral Horacio Rivero passed away today Sunday, September 24, 2000 at 10:45 AM. in San
Diego, CA. Admiral Rivero was Puerto Rico's highest ranking military officer in the US
Armed Forces and commander of NATO forces. He also served as ambassador to Spain during
the President Nixon's Administration. Preparations for services have not been finalized
pending arrival of family and close friends.
memorial service for Admiral Horacio Rivero will held on Saturday, September 29, 10:30 AM
at the Chapel of Naval Amphibious Base in Coronado, San Diego CA. After the service there
will be a reception at the Amphibious Base officer's club.
Also you may
want to read the obituary
on the Admiral in the San Diego Union Tribune Dated September 26, 2000 Page B9.
Admiral Rivero's daughter has requested that no flowers be sent. If you would like to make
a donation she suggests the the American Red Cross
or the House of Puerto Rico San Diego Building Fund,
PO Box 81982, San Diego, CA 92138-1982. Admiral Rivero was the honorary chairman of the
House of Puerto Rico Building Fund.
would like to thank the following
individuals and organizations for their donation to HPRSD Building Fund: Dr. Antonio López, P. M. Klauber, William
M. Russell, Lenore S. Morton, Quandries, Exploration & Decision Club, Glover T.
Ferguson, Emlen D. Evers, and Capt. Edward William Behm.
Costas House of Puerto Rico San Diego
Rivero, US Ambassador to Spain
Admiral Rivero has been interviewed and cited for a number of featured articles, some
of which can be found in the following links.
Photo courtesy Puerto Rico
For more information
La Casa de Puerto Rico
P.O. Box 81982
San Diego, CA 92138
House of Puerto Rico: Web Index
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