Make a Gift in Patrick Murphy Ruiz’s Memory

I’m writing you from Tokyo, Japan, because this is an important concern. After I wrote about Patrick’s death, many of you asked if you could make a gift to honor Patrick’s memory and help his family.

Please share this post so we can raise $5,000+ USD

So, I wrote to Patrick’s brother Robert, to ask. He suggested that Patrick’s daughter Maya and son Aaron would appreciate any and all help from friends. They had unexpected travel expenses to cover to come to Chiapas from Mexico City, where they both go to university.

A Tribute to Patrick Murphy Ruiz: In Memorium

Heartfelt thanks to so many of you who wrote tributes to Patrick’s memory in the comments section of that blog post. The family read every word you wrote and this keeps Patrick alive. He touched so many of us, left an everlasting impression. His life was a gift.

Patrick Murphy Ruiz, photo by Jonathan Tico G

Since Patrick didn’t have insurance, his other brother Juan David covered all the funeral expenses.

Now, there is tuition expense for both Maya and Aaron, that was covered in full by Patrick. With his death, Robert and Juan David have pledged to help however they can. But it won’t be easy. Robert tells me that it would be of extraordinary help to them if friends could make a donation of whatever size to supplement what they are able to provide.

I’m going to give you BBVA Bancomerbank account information to wire funds to Mexico for this purpose.

Cuenta BBVA Bancomer, Juan David Murphy Ruiz, Sucursal: 4439, No. 12627988087, Clabe Interbancario: 012180012627988087, Clave A.B.A. 021000021

You can also send a check with the USA to US Bank , 425 Walnut St., Cincinnati Ohio 45202

Payable to John David Murphy, with a note to deposit into Account Number 182376787350, Routing Number 075000022, or you can do a wire transfer.

Whatever you can give will be deeply appreciated by the family. However, please note that this gift is not tax-deductible.

Thank you from the family!

In gratitude, Norma

Patrick Murphy Ruiz, February 2019, with potter Esperanza, Amantenango del Valle

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