Gloria Fajardo


Age: 88

mother of Grammy Award-winning singer Gloria Estefan who was a Cuban teacher who fled with her husband to the U.S. in 1959 and settled in Miami, Florida when Fidel Castro rose to power (Estefan was only a toddler), and who received a standing ovation at one of her last public appearances, including the February 2017 debut concert of Gloria Estefan's daughter.

Cause of Death: Brief illness

Born: March 22, 1929

Died: June 13, 2017

Miami, Florida