To commemorate Francis Magalona’s 11th death anniversary, the family had a “nice get-together,” according Saab Magalona’s Instagram post. The late rapper’s daughter shared photos from the burial site in Loyola Memorial Park, Quezon City. Saab’s daughter Luna, who died at birth in 2018, is buried beside her grandpa.
Saab came with her husband, Jim Bacarro, and two sons, Pancho and Vito. It was the first time that Vito, her youngest, visited his late sister and grandpa. “Francis M forever. Family is forever,” said Saab.
Present at the gathering were Francis’ widow, Pia Magalona, and their children, Unna, Nic, Clara, and Arkin. Pancho and Vito’s little cousins were also at the get-together and took turns carrying baby Vito.
On March 6, Pia posted a throwback photo with Francis on Instagram: “Here we are in Baguio in the mid-‘90s, only half-shooting the breeze because each moment we spent together ultimately turned into a discussion of grand proportions. That’s what I miss most about us, that fiery passion built on even the most mundane of circumstances. You are always and forever with us, and most especially in my heart. I love you!”
The iconic rapper died on March 6, 2009 due to multiple organ failure after being diagnosed with acute myelogenous leukemia the previous year. He was 44 years old.
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