Edward Sotomayor, Jr.


Age: 34

travel agent and national brand manager at the LGBT-owned travel agency Al and Chuck Travel based in Sarasota, Florida who was instrumental in the organization and management of the world's first-ever gay cruise to Cuba in April 2016, and who was regarded as among the best-known figures in the gay travel industry as national coordinator for the "Drag Stars at Sea" cruise, which featured stars of the popular reality TV show RuPaul's Drag Race.

Cause of Death: Shot to death during a homophobic terrorist attack

Born: November 4, 1981

Died: June 12, 2016

Orlando, Florida