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.
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.
Dr. Alfonso Chiscano, a surgeon and advocate for Canary Islanders in San Antonio, died Tuesday at age 81.
Cast in metal, the five figures unveiled outside the Bexar County Courthouse on Saturday represent the cultural crossroads of early San Antonio:
Were it not for the passion for a better life that drove these “earliest civilian colonists of San Antonio,” our beloved city would not be what it is today.