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Michael Anthony Villar's Memorial

$11,499 of $7,500 goal

Raised by 144 people in 26 months
Created June 13, 2017
With heavy hearts and shattered lives, we need to share the heartbreaking news of Michael Anthony Villar's untimely death at the age of 26. His life was tragically ended in a senseless act of violence.  His young life ended on June 10th, 2017. In this difficult time, please keep him, his family, and countless loved ones in your thoughts and prayers.
Michael was a kind, loving, gentle, and courageous soul who lived life to the fullest. A talented Los Angeles photographer, his love and appreciation for the simpler things in life was documented in his art https://www.instagram.com/arctic_mikey/ 
. He touched more lives than we will ever know.  When Michael was in our presence, he made us feel special. Many of Michael’s friends and family have shared how he positively impacted their lives and have reached out asking for some way to honor his memory. This gofundme page has been created to do just that.  The funds raised here will go to help support his family in their on going time of need.

This page will also be used to keep those who love Michael updated on his final arrangements, so check back often. Michael's family is grateful for the love and support you have demonstrated in this difficult time. It is gratifying to know he was loved by so many. Please feel free to share your stories and pictures with his family as they appreciate those precious memories.
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MEMORIAL SERVICES:
Wake/Rosary:
Date: Tuesday, 27 June at 7 p.m.
Location: St. Anthony's Catholic Church
1901 S. San Gabriel Blvd
San Gabriel, CA 91776

Funeral Services:
Date: 28 June at 10 a.m.
Location: Same as above (St. Anthony's Church)

PLEASE WEAR WHITE to commemorate Michael's pure spirit and as a sign of mourning. If you have a beanie please wear it as a sign of solidarity. You know Michael would wear a beanie, even in 97 degrees.

We can't thank you enough for the generosity and kindness you've extended to us during this difficult time. Thank-you.

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We can't thank you enough for your outpouring generosity. There are no words to describe our feelings. While no amount of money could ever bring back Michael, your kindness and generosity will help him live on forever. Michael was an avid reader and a passionate photographer. Part of the funds raised will be used to publish his artwork. Michael was destined to be a legend, everyone that met him knew that. While Michael's body may no longer be on earth, let his soul live on forever in his body of work.
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It is with the heaviest hearts that we mourn the untimely death of Michael Villar. He was a great son, brother, and friend and we are all better for having known him. Everyone who knew him and loved him is devastated by his passing. There is no amount of money in the world that could replace the great soul we have lost but, any help we can give this family at this time would be immensely appreciated.
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Raised by 144 people in 26 months
Created June 13, 2017
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