|Death: ||Apr. 16, 2007|
Juan was a victim of the Virginia Tech shootings. He was a graduate student from Bayamón, Puerto Rico. The teaching assistant was recently married, and his wife is also a student at Virginia Tech.Juan Ramon Ortiz, a 26-year-old graduate student in engineering from Bayamon, Puerto Rico, according to his wife, Liselle Vega Cortes
Juan Ortiz, 26, a graduate student in civil engineering from Puerto Rico, was killed while teaching a class, his father said.
Ortiz graduated magna cum laude from the Polytechnic University of San Juan, Puerto Rico, and arrived at Virginia Tech last August. He was married to a fellow student purusing a teaching career, and they had planned to have a child soon.
"He was an extraordinary son," his father, Juan Ramon, said. "On his wedding day, I told him ... what I felt in my heart, I thanked him for being my son, it was special."
Ortiz was also in a band with his father and other relatives. "He loved salsa dancing," his father said.
Cementerio Porta Coeli
Puerto Rico, USA
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Record added: Apr 17, 2007
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