Rafael “Rafi” Ferrer

Rafael “Rafi” Ferrer

Birth
Los Angeles County, California, USA
Death 29 Jan 1994 (aged 16)
San Bernardino County, California, USA
Burial Culver City, Los Angeles County, California, USA
Memorial ID 8697 · View Source
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Beloved son of R&B singer Mary Wilson, member of the famed singing group the Supremes. Ferrer, who played the tenor saxophone planned to follow in his mother's footsteps in a career in music. His short life came to an end on January 29, 1994. While he and his mother were enroute from California by car to Las Vegas, the vehicle they were traveling in somehow drifted to the shoulder of the road eventually rolling and finally landing on the other side of the highway. Ferrer died instantly after being caught and crushed between the car and road. His mother suffered severe injuries and later recovered. It was later learned that the accident was a result of a design flaw in the vehicle door.

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  • Maintained by: Ryan D. Curtis
  • Added: 3 Mar 2000
  • Find a Grave Memorial 8697
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Rafael “Rafi” Ferrer (9 May 1977–29 Jan 1994), Find a Grave Memorial no. 8697, citing Holy Cross Cemetery, Culver City, Los Angeles County, California, USA ; Maintained by Ryan D. Curtis (contributor 46858513) .