Tuesday, April 9, 2013
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Francisco Luis "Paco" Medina, 53, passed away Sunday, April 7, 2013, at the University of Miami in Miami, Fla.

Francisco was born in Havana, Cuba on June 21, 1959, and moved to Key West, Fla. in 1973.

Francisco was a lover of music and telling jokes. He loved his family dearly, he simply loved people. He loved teasing and wanted everyone to be happy. He also enjoyed going the extra mile to help anyone in need.

Francisco worked for the city of Key West for 13 years as a sign technician.

He leaves to cherish his memories, daughters Nichole Sayus and Jessica Estevez; son Francisco D. Medina; 10 grandchildren; mother Clementina Caridad Sosa; stepfather Rigoberto Sosa; aunts Guillermina Cordero of Key West and Cira Esther Cordero of Havana, Cuba; and also the love of his life for 15 years, Luisa Graciela Curbelo.

Visitation will be noon to 10 p.m. Tuesday, April 9, 2013. A funeral service will be at 3 p.m. Wednesday, April 10, 2013. Both services will be held in the funeral home chapel of Castillo & Thurston's, 328 Truman Ave., with whom arrangements are entrusted.