Estela Franco Rodriguez
April 12, 1933 - August 20, 2023
Estela Franco Rodriguez, a beloved member of the Mexico City Center of the Fellowship of Friends, completed her task at 9 a.m. this morning, August 20, 2023, in a hospital in Mexico City. Estela died of pneumonia, and had achieved remission from cancer in recent years.
She was born on April 12, 1933, and turned 90 on her last birthday. She joined the school in Mexico City on July 25, 1988 and was able to meet Robert when he traveled to Mexico. She was the mother of Miguel Angel Reyes. She helped with the Mexico City center for 35 years, and was noted for her loving support of the center and students there.
On behalf of all who knew you, we thank thee.
In loving presence,
The Elysian Society
Do not weep for me. This is not my true country,
I have lived banished from my true country –
I now go back there, I return to the celestial sphere.
Walt Whitman, “Poems”