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María Salud Ramírez Caballero is dead at 109: the Mexican who inspired the character of the Pixar film Coco

María Salud Ramírez Caballero dies at 109

  • Mexico’s Michoacan state Tourism Secretary Roberto Monroy confirmed his death on Sunday but no official cause of death has been revealed.
  • Monroy remembered the legend as a ‘tireless woman and model of life’ and revealed that Caballero died in Santa Fe de la Laguna, the same town where she was born more than a year ago. century.
  • She was given the nickname ‘Mama Coco’ after the character of the same name she had inspired in the animated film
  • Disney had never officially acknowledged that Caballero was the inspiration for the beloved character, but his family claims that a team from Pixar visited their area and photographed it extensively and even lived with them for a time.
  • Her family had worked to have her recognized as Mama Coco’s inspiration since the film’s release in 2017, but were unsuccessful.
  • Caballero was a clay craftswoman who made pots in addition to other items and sold them to locals
  • Coco caused a sensation at the worldwide box office as it earned $210.5 million in the United States and Canada and $597.4 million in other countries for a total of $807.8 million.

Maria Salud Ramirez Caballero – a Mexican who is said to have served as the inspiration for one of the main characters in the 2017 Pixar film Coco – has died at the age of 109.

The Secretary of Tourism for the Mexican state of Michoacan, Roberto Monroy, confirmed his death on Sunday but no official cause of death has been released.

Monroy remembered the legend as a “tireless woman and role model” and revealed that Caballero died in Santa Fe de la Laguna, the same town where she was born over 100 years ago. a century.

Icon: Maria Salud Ramirez Caballero – a Mexican who is said to have served as inspiration for one of the main characters in the Pixar film Coco in 2017 – has died aged 109

Inspiration: She was nicknamed

Inspiration: She was given the nickname ‘Mama Coco’ after the character of the same name who she inspired in the animated film

He said in a statement: “I am deeply saddened by the passing of Maria Salud Ramirez Caballero, ‘Mama Coco’, a tireless woman and an example of life, who inspired this beloved character who traveled the world. .

“I pray for his eternal rest and for his family to find peace of mind.”

She was given the nickname “Mama Coco” after the character of the same name she had inspired in the animated film.

‘I pray for her eternal rest and for her family to find peace of mind’: Monroy remembered the caption as a ‘tireless woman and role model’ and revealed Caballero died in Santa Fe de la Laguna, the same city where she was born more than a century ago

The Disney film centers on aspiring musician Miguel, faced with his family’s ancestral ban on music, enters the land of the dead to find his great-great-grandfather, a legendary singer.

Mama Coco was voiced by Ana Ofelia Murguía in the film.

Disney had never officially acknowledged that Caballero was the inspiration for the beloved character, but his family claims that a team from Pixar visited their area and photographed it extensively and even lived with them for a time.

Her family had worked to have her recognized as Mama Coco’s inspiration since the film’s release in 2017, but without success.

Interesting: Disney had never officially acknowledged that Caballero was the inspiration for the beloved character, but his family claims that a team from Pixar visited their area and photographed it extensively and even lived with them for some time. time.

Interesting: Disney had never officially acknowledged that Caballero was the inspiration for the beloved character, but his family claims that a team from Pixar visited their area and photographed it extensively and even lived with them for some time. time.

Caballero was a clay craftswoman who made pots in addition to other items and sold them to locals.

She is survived by three children, numerous grandchildren and several great-grandchildren.

Coco caused a sensation at the worldwide box office as it earned $210.5 million in the United States and Canada and $597.4 million in other countries for a total of $807.8 million.

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