Erwin Garcia, last living child of Eddie Garcia, dies
Erwin Garcia, the last to survive of screen legend Eddie Garcia’s three children, died last Saturday, March 13.
Erwin was 65 when he succumbed to liver disease complications, ABS-CBN reported yesterday, March 14.
Erwin’s niece Angelika Esquillo confirmed his death on Saturday, stating that it also happened to be his birthday.
“His favorite line ‘Goodbye, cruel world’ is perfect for today. RIP Tito Erwin Garcia,” she wrote.
The movie icon had three children with wife Lucilla Scharnberg, who was of German and Cebuana descent. They were Eddieboy, Elizabeth and Erwin.
Eddieboy tragically figured in a motorcycle accident in the 1970s, while Elizabeth died of a heart attack in the 1990s.
Eddie was 90 years old when he died on June 20, 2019, weeks after he went into a coma following an injury on the set of a GMA teleserye. He is survived by longtime partner Lilibeth Romero.
Her son, Rep. Mikee Romero told ABS-CBN yesterday, March 14, that he considered Eddie a father figure. He expressed his sadness on the fact that “after two years, sumunod na si Erwin kay Tito Eddie (Erwin passed away after Tito Eddie).” Niña V. Guno/JB
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