The husband of one of the slain Uvalde teacher Irma Garcia has died of a heart attack two days after the school shooting that killed one other teacher and 19 children.
In a tweet, a family member confirmed the heartbreaking news that Joe Garcia, Irma Garcia’s husband of 24 years, “passed away due to grief”. They were high school sweethearts, and leave behind four children.
Joe Garcia, the husband of Irma Garcia, one of two teachers shot and killed in Uvalde, Texas on Tuesday, has reportedly suffered a fatal heart attack. Joe and Irma were high school sweethearts and married 24 years. They leave behind four children.
A GoFundMe page set up for her family and funeral expenses described the longtime educator and mother of four as “sweet, kind, loving.” The GoFundMe raised more than $170,000 in less than 12 hours.