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 Berlyn Fuentes Cosman

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Berlyn Fuentes Cosman

  • Birth 2 Sep 1973 El Paso, El Paso County, Texas, USA
  • Death 2 Jun 1991 Orange, Orange County, California, USA
  • Burial Glendale, Los Angeles County, California, USA
  • Plot Dawn of Tomorrow, Wall crypt, Space 7275
  • Memorial ID 8816091

Berlyn was an attractive, athletic, and graceful 17-year-old. Starting in seventh grade, her father encouraged her to play basketball, believing that if she was really good at something, she would be less susceptible to people who prey on those with low self-esteem. He gave her his love of sports, coaching her basketball teams, playing with her after school and on weekends. Three times she was named most valuable player in high school, she played on several all-star teams, and she won an athletic scholarship to college. Berlyn was shot and killed on the night of her prom by a disgruntled classmate. Her father wrote a book, "A Father's Unraveling: When Tragedy Strikes, Will The Self You've Made Survive?" to help deal with the senseless loss of his daughter.


  • Created by: A.J.
  • Added: 23 May 2004
  • Find A Grave Memorial 8816091
  • David A. Smith
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Berlyn Fuentes Cosman (2 Sep 1973–2 Jun 1991), Find A Grave Memorial no. 8816091, citing Forest Lawn Memorial Park (Glendale), Glendale, Los Angeles County, California, USA ; Maintained by A.J. (contributor 1003) .