• coronavirus chicago Dec 6, 2020

    Daughter Shares Heartbreak After Losing Both Parents to COVID-19

    Erica Lopez says her parents’ deaths marked an ending to a beautiful love story. Her father, Guadalupe “Lupe” Lopez, and mother, Maria Lopez, had been together for 36 years. They passed away from COVID-19 just two weeks apart. “My mom and dad loved each other,” Erica Lopez said. “They were so much in love, and…honestly I have peace in my…

  • Chicago Coronavirus Nov 19, 2020

    Longtime Chicago 911 Dispatcher Dies From COVID-19

    A 911 dispatcher who worked for Chicago’s Office of Emergency Management Communication for 33 years died from COVID-19, the office announced Monday. Guadalupe “Lupe” Lopez was a “beloved employee” and a “wonderful friend to many, including many at the Chicago Police Department,” according to a statement. “He was a kind-hearted man, a genuinely caring person, and a trusted confidant to...

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