Summary: Chilean human rights advocate whose husband, two sons Manuel, 22, and Luis, 29, and pregnant daughter-in-law Nalvia Alvarado, 20, disappeared during the Pinochet dictatorship after they were seized by security forces on their way home from the print shop where the brothers worked in late April 1976 (the abductors left the couple's 2-year-old boy on the street) when her husband left to look for his missing children early next morning (he too was kidnapped), but who never saw or heard from any of them again and they were among the 3,000 people who disappeared or died during the 17-year military dictatorship of Augusto Pinochet after he was installed in a coup in 1973 that overthrew Chile's democratically elected president Salvador Allende, who became one of the early members of the Association of Relatives of the Disappeared vowing to turn her grief into political action.
Cause of Death: Respiratory failure
Born: July 25, 1925
Died: October 26, 2018
Location: Santiago, Chile