Commentary: Former San Antonio Mayor Henry Cisneros remembers Dr. Alfonso Chiscano as the “best example of the Spanish character I have ever known.”
The funeral of Dr. Alfonso “Chico” Chiscano was held Friday at the San Fernando Cathedral.
Former Mayor Henry Cisneros recounted the life and contributions of Lila Cockrell, San Antonio’s first female mayor, in a tribute he read during her funeral Thursday.
Hundreds of Lila Cockrell’s friends and family gathered at Laurel Heights United Methodist Church on Thursday morning for her funeral services.
Former mayor Lila Cockrell loved many people, and they loved her back. They shared happy memories of her with each other Tuesday evening.
The funeral Mass for Dr. Alfonso Chiscano, who helped preserve the legacy of San Antonio’s Canary Island settlers, will be at San Fernando Cathedral.
Commentary: Homages to Lila Cockrell praise her leadership, but fail to mention her storytelling.
An appreciative crowd gathered Saturday at the Tobin Center for a tribute to jazz musician Jim Cullum Jr.
A public visitation for former San Antonio Mayor Lila Cockrell is scheduled for Tuesday from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m., with a memorial service and public tribute set for Thursday.
Commentary: Lila Cockrell was a strong female presence in a sea of male counterparts, leading our city with intention, tolerance, and foresight.