Cuando un amigo se va – In Memoriam of Louis Pagan

Louis Pagan at the first LATISM Conference in 2009, New York City.

We are deeply saddened to have learned that our friend Louis Pagan has passed away.

Louis was the fifth member to join LATISM and immediately took a leadership role as part of our first Board of Directors. His life was taken away from us too soon and it is hard to understand why; it is a question without an answer. But instead of dwelling on this unexpected loss, we’d like to honor his life and remember all of the remarkable things he was able to accomplish. Louis was a true pioneer, in fact, his blog was one of the first and best ones in the Latino online space. He was a relentless explorer, always in search of the ultimate truth. In doing so, he became an innovator who inspired and mentored many of us.

Our deepest condolences go to his wife Yolanda and two young daughers to whom he devoted every minute of his life. Thank you, Louis, for leading the social media space in our community. LATISM will miss you, hermano. Descansa en paz.

~Ana, Elianne and the LATISM Board



    Mirna 6 years ago

    Mi más sentido pésame a su familia. Louis ha sido un excelente influencia cuando empecé mi blog.

  2. Ed Gonzalez Loumiet 6 years ago

    Very sad. Prayers to him and his family. He was one of the first people I met in the social media space back in 2008.

    Denisse 6 years ago

    Muy triste esta noticia. May he rest in peace and may his family find the strength to go on.

  4. Carol Cain 6 years ago

    Very sad news. My deepest condolences to his family.

  5. Eileen CCampos 6 years ago

    May he RIP – my condolences

  6. My condolences to Louis’ family and close friends. In my dealings with him he came across as very passionate about connectivity and the promise of social media.

    BellaVida 6 years ago

    My sincerest condolences to his family and friends.

    cabezas 6 years ago

    Completely saddened…completely shocked. A wonderful person, loving father. QEPD.

  9. Elena Baggaholic 6 years ago

    My condolences go out to his family. It’s a sad day whenever our Latino community losses an influential speaker such as Mr. Pagan

    Dania Santana 6 years ago

    It is always sad to say a last goodbye to those who have inspired and influence us. Sending prayers to his family so they can continue on after such a loss.

    Johanna Torres/MiBlogazine 6 years ago

    Very sad loss indeed. Our prayers are with his family, colleagues and friends. May his memory live on forever.

    carogonza 6 years ago

    So sad. I remember Louis fondly because he was there at the beginning when we latinos found each on Twitter. RIP Louis!

  13. Naturalmente Mamá 6 years ago

    Una noticia muy triste. Mis más sinceras condolencias para toda su familia.

    Mimi 6 years ago

    Que triste pero celebremos su vida mientras estuvo aqui y con la confianza que algun dia todos los vuelvan a ver!

    marialepulgar 6 years ago

    Shocked with the news. So sad. My condolences to his family

    Mel Wilson 6 years ago

    RIP Louis

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