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Flavio Eduardo Manrique

July 2, 1963 — February 23, 2024

Baton Rouge, Louisiana

Flavio Eduardo Manrique, affectionately known as "Flav," passed away on February 23, 2024, in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, leaving behind a legacy of love and laughter that will forever be cherished by his family and friends.

Born in Rubio Tachira Venezuela on July 2, 1963, Flavio was a man of many passions and talents. He pursued education diligently and earned a bachelor's degree in Journalism from Louisiana State University in 1987. Throughout his life, Flavio had an insatiable thirst for knowledge and was always eager to learn new things.

Flavio will be remembered for his kind and compassionate nature. He had a heart of gold and went out of his way to ensure the well-being of those around him. His infectious sense of humor brought joy to many, and his ability to lighten the mood was truly remarkable.

In his free time, Flavio enjoyed watching LSU football on Saturdays and cheering for the Saints on Sundays. His love for sports was only surpassed by his love for spending quality time with his children. Family meant everything to Flavio, and he took great pride in teaching his children valuable life lessons, including passing down the secret recipe for his famous cornbread dressing during the holidays.

Aside from sports and family time, Flavio had a diverse set of interests. He was passionate about fitness and dedicated himself to helping others achieve their health goals. On the dance floor, he shined with his love for salsa dancing while being serenaded by great music. In the kitchen, Flavio showcased his culinary skills by creating delicious meals and imparting his cooking wisdom to his children.

Flavio is survived by his loving children Adrian Manrique and Isabella Manrique. He is predeceased by his dear mother Sonia Cotto Manrique, father Jose Manrique, and brother David Manrique. His memory will also be cherished by a host of other relatives and friends who were touched by his warmth and generosity.

In conclusion, Flavio Eduardo Manrique lived a life full of zest, spreading joy wherever he went. His impact on those around him will never be forgotten, as he leaves behind a legacy of love, laughter, and kindness that will be treasured for generations to come. May he rest in peace knowing that he was loved deeply and will be profoundly missed.

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