• Friday, May 20, 2022 from 6 pm to 9 pm
  • Mission Cultural Center, 2868 Mission St, San Francisco CA

Mauricio Santos was born in El Salvador and migrated to San Francisco in the early 1960s. He graduated from Balboa High School and attended CCSF in 1968 and graduated from SF State College in 1970. He was known as “el gordo”, and had a jovial and vibrant personality, and was known for his sense of humor and his perennial smile. Mauricio enjoyed life to the fullest.

He was a member of the Palmetto Museum collective that worked with other community arts organizations to create the Mission Cultural Center in 1977. He was a very active volunteer at the Center and volunteered with Galería Museo as an assistant curator, and the Graphics department, and would be always cooking for many of the MCC events during its first 5 years. Mauricio was also a founding member of the Gay Latino Alliance (GALA) in San Francisco.

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