They highlight the legacy of the late academic Jose Luis “Pinchi” Mendez

They highlight the legacy of the late academic Jose Luis “Pinchi” Mendez

The Puerto Rican academic and intellectual Jose Luis “Pinchi” Mendezwho died early Saturday morning at the age of 83, will be honored this Friday at the Rio Piedras Campus of the University of Puerto Rico (UPR), where he forged an extensive and prolific career as a professor, until 2020.

The wake of the renowned sociologist will be this Thursday at the Ehret funeral home, in Rio Piedras, and on Friday, after the ceremony at the Rio Piedras facility, he will be buried in the Suchville cemetery, in Guaynabo, he confirmed to The new day Her niece Ilsa Rodon Mendez.

When remembering his uncle, Rodon Mendez described him as an “extremely selfless” and “very noble” person, who was always connected to his roots in the town of San Sebastian, where he was from, although he spent his adult life and developed his career in the metropolitan area.

“He was unconditional and, more than anything, ‘Pinchi’ represents sanity, certainty, a cool head in us. What ‘Pinchi’ said, we took a lot into consideration because we understood that he, without passion, could see things.”expressed Rodon Mendez.

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