As we say adios to 2013, it's time to remember all those we lost this year.
We said farewell to these wonderful Latino artists, authors, role models, musicians, and barrier breakers in 2013:
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Legendary salsa star Eddie Perez passed away on August 9, 2013. The boricua co-founded the famed salsa band El Gran Combo de Puerto Rico. He tragically died after being admitted to the hospital for a foot amputation. He suffered from a blood infection after the procedure, which proved to be fatal.