Her brain swelled and she got a heartbeat for several minutes, says her family and while Avila's temporary movements had…
Her brain swelled and she got a heartbeat for several minutes, says her family and while Avila’s temporary movements had jumped on them, the injury was apparently too big.
“I’m glad she is in God’s hands now,” said friend Liz Hernandez, who in recent years saw Avila several times a week for health related and other activities, including yoga, cooking and baking of Christmas cookies.
“We did everything together,” said Hernandez. “I know she was not really my sister, but in my heart she was. It’s just so tragic, so unexpected.”
A lawyer for the Avila family invites others to investigate someone they are considering providing a medical care.
“She had the best of life before her until this tragic unfortunate and meaningless death,” said Larry Friedman in a statement to WFAA TV (Channel 8). “So her death is not in vain, people should think about Laura before looking for cross-border discount surgery. They should do their homework and investigate the experience, training and tracking of someone before they register.”
A GoFundMe account, her family created for Avila Hospital expenses, had increased more than $ 80,000 from Saturday, but hoped to raise as much as $ 1
Avila’s sister Angie called her “the love of my life”.
“I know she will continue to look over me and steer me just as she always has,” she wrote on Facebook. “I love you, Laura Avila. Thank you for being the best sister in the world.”