Eduardo Moreno Laparede, nephew of Mario Moreno Cantinflas and president of the Mario Moreno Foundation, died of complications from covid, as reported by comedian Jorge Ortiz de Pinero on his social networks.
Mario Moreno’s nephew Cantinflas He was admitted to a hospital on January 9 for complications related to covid-19, later they had to perform a tracheostomy because his lungs began to be damaged.
“It is with deep regret that I receive the news of the death of Don Eduardo Moreno Laparade, a supportive, kind, loving and irreplaceable friend. There are no words that describe the immense void left by his departure, ”wrote the first actor, Ortiz de Pinedo.
It is with deep regret that I receive the news of the death of Mr. Eduardo Moreno Laparade, a supportive, kind, loving and irreplaceable friend. There are no words to describe the immense void left by his departure. pic.twitter.com/kN8v4MwNYE
– JORGE ORTIZDEPINEDO (@JORGEODEPINEDO) February 20, 2021
Who was Eduardo Moreno Laparade?
Eduardo Moreno was Cantinflas’s nephew and he studied to be a journalist; However, in recent days he was in charge of presiding over the Mario E. Moreno Foundation, which preserves the work of the iconic Mexican actor, Cantinflas, for which he also promoted the publishing of books with which he sought to honor the legacy of Eduardo Moreno.
With the foundation, Moreno Laparade helped vulnerable groups and those who lived in marginalization.