Eddie Garcia’s family has granted the late actor’s wish to have his remains cremated immediately at 11 p.m., June 20, less than 24 hours after death. His ashes will be available for public viewing from 3 p.m. today till June 23, Sunday at Heritage Memorial Park.
Garcia passed away at age 90 at the Makati Medical Center. He laid in critical condition for 12 days due to cervical fracture he sustained in an incident that happened June 8 while he was shooting an action scene from an upcoming series.
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Many celebrities have taken to social media to mourn his death.
“Rest in peace Tito Eddie Garcia. 300++ films made in his lifetime. TRULY A LEGEND” – Paulo Avelino wrote.
“He is one of those actors that simply gave his very best no matter what role he played. He is truly loved by everyone. Salamat, Tito Eddie for showing us how to be a real actor and how to be a genuinely wonderful human being. Rest with the Lord now” – Ogie Alcasid.
“A man may die but his legacy will continue through his deeds…Rest in Peace, my dear friend Eddie Garcia” – Aiko Melendez
“Diko mapaliwanag ang lungkot at sakit nanararamdaman namin ngayon. iniisip ko nalang po na ang Diyos ang may kagustuhan ng lahat ng nangyayari para sa atin. Maraming salamat sayo Lo sa lahat ng ating mga kwentuhan at tawanan at sa ating mga masasayang mga oras na magkasama.
“Malayo man ang edad natin pero tinanggap mo ako bilang kaibigan mo. Hanggang sa muling pagkikita natin Lo mabuhay ka at alam ko nandito kalang sinusubaybayan mo kami. hindi namin kakalimutan ang lahat ng mga pangaral mo para sa amin isakang huwaran ng mabuting tao at mahusay na artista at direktor Mahal na mahal ka namin Lo!!! R.I.P” – Coco Martin
“Paalam” – Regine Velasquez