Honoring Admiral Horacio Rivero

9/25/00 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.

9/27/00 The 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.

9/28/00 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.

10/23/00 We 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.

Ralph Costas House of Puerto Rico San Diego

Admiral Horacio 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 Herald

For more information please contact:
La Casa de Puerto Rico
P.O. Box 81982
San Diego, CA  92138
(619) 685-2847



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