While many are getting COVID vaccine shots and starting to get out and about more these days, comes a heartbreaking reminder that the coronavirus pandemic is not yet over, as LAFC supporter and The 3252 vice president Mauricio “Mo” Fascio, has died after contracting the virus.
Fascio was a familiar face and key member of the LAFC community, serving as a capo, traveling to games, and doing the tireless work to keep the supporter culture thriving for all.
A member of the District 9 Ultras, tributes have poured in from around LAFC, MLS and even abroad.
Miss you Mo. You will always be in our hearts. Desde el cielo haciendo un carnaval. RIP QEPD pic.twitter.com/RE9C95XKGa— District 9 Ultras (@district9ultras) March 20, 2021
We lost a great friend today.— The 3252 (@LAFC3252) March 20, 2021
A great man with a big heart filled with love for his family, his friends, and his community. A great leader. A voice that stood up for what is good and what is right.
A man whose love, joy, and passion touched everyone he knew.
Rest In Peace, Mo.
In our hearts and in the stands forever. pic.twitter.com/k6gQLN4qaK— LAFC (@LAFC) March 21, 2021
We're deeply saddened by the passing of Mo Fascio, a fixture of the @LAFC and @LAFC3252 community. pic.twitter.com/zUiXQvHuuR— Don Garber (@thesoccerdon) March 21, 2021
Hoy despedimos a un gran aficionado del fútbol, quien junto a nuestra gente, vivieron por su equipo en la tribuna.— Club León (@clubleonfc) March 21, 2021
Enviamos nuestras oraciones a @LAFC y @LAFC3252. pic.twitter.com/vdwafB3Bco
There will be a public virtual memorial service for Fascio for those in the LAFC community who want to pay their respects, organized by the Shoulder 2 Shoulder podcast. You can reach out to the podcast if you want to speak during the memorial, or you can watch on Shoulder 2 Shoulder’s instagram live Tuesday at 8:30 pm PT.
Our deepest condolences to his family, friends and fellow supporters. Rest in peace, and to the rest of us, take care of each other and yourselves in this difficult time.
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