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Who was Lisa López Galván?

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  • Who was Lisa López Galván?
  • The community mourns her tragic death.
  • She was a beloved Kansas City radio host.

What began as a celebration ended in tragedy on Valentine’s Day.

After a parade in honor of the Kansas City Chiefs’ Super Bowl win, shooting broke out.

In total, 23 people were shot, including Lisa López Galván, who tragically lost her life.

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According to The Associated Press, Lisa López Galván was passionate about music and worked as a DJ in the Kansas City area.

She also played at weddings, quinceañeras, and at an American Legion bar and grill.

Lisa mixed Texan, Mexican and Spanish music with R&B and hip-hop, in addition to volunteering as a radio host for a local radio show.

She was also a fan of Kansas City’s professional sports teams and attended the Chiefs’ victory parade on Wednesday with her husband and son.

She was dedicated to her family

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KKFI-FM, the radio station where Lisa López Galván worked, confirmed her tragic death on social media.

Rosa Izurieta and Martha Ramírez worked with her for about a year at a local staffing company.

They had known her since childhood and remember her as outgoing, a devoted Catholic and dedicated to her family.

She enjoyed connecting job seekers with potential employers and was ready to help everyone.

Who was Lisa López Galván?

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«She was definitely a pioneer. She knew how to get people going,» Martha Ramírez said of Lisa López Galván.

«She was always really good about shouting out people’s birthdays and just making people feel included and loved,» she added.

Rosa Izurieta noted that their friends believe Lisa was shot in the chest and that her son was also shot.

Police identified her as Elizabeth Galván, 43, and not by the name she used on her Facebook page.

She was also known as ‘Lisa G’

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As a DJ, Lisa López Galván went by the name ‘Lisa G’, according to her friend Martha Ramírez.

«Kansas City was on Top of The World and when all this occurred It Stopped,» Martha wrote in an email to the Associated Press.

KKFI-FM urged people to contact the police if they believed they saw anything related to the shooting.

«This senseless act has taken a beautiful person from her family and this KC Community,» they lamented.

Lisa López Galván’s Mexican roots

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Finally, it is worth noting that Lisa López Galván’s father founded the first mariachi band in Kansas City, called Mariachi México, in the 1980s.

According to the AP, her brother, Beto López, is the executive director of the Guadalupe Centers, which provides community services and runs charter schools.

Lisa and her two children attended Bishop Miege, a Catholic high school in a suburb of this city.

For years, she worked as an employee in a police department in this area. Her family and friends plan to organize a vigil or tribute in her honor.

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