Tribute Published by 21 Rio Apartments in Austin, Texas

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Maxum Development and the management team of 21 Rio Apartments in Austin have published an online memorial for the three men who lost their lives on June 10, 2009 in a construction accident while working on the high-rise apartment building. A section of scaffolding gave way and 30-year-old Wilson Joel Irias Cerritos, 27-year-old Raudel Ramirez Camacho, and 28-year-old Jesus Angel Lopez Perez fell to their deaths. The page is available at for family, friends and co-workers to leave a comment, message or insight in honor of the departed.

"We have been overwhelmed by the support of the Austin community", said Gary Perkins, Principal of Maxum Development. "Many supporters have expressed their desire to send gifts to the families of the fallen workers. We have worked together as a team to create not only the tribute page to honor them, but a donation fund through Catholic Charities as well."

"When the team at 21 Rio Apartments reached out to us for our support, we were glad to help." stated Mark Sliter Hays, Senior Director of Catholic Charities Central Texas. "We want the families to know that they have our sincere condolences and prayers during this difficult time in their lives. We hope that this will begin to facilitate the healing process for them."

Donations to the families can be made in care of Catholic Charities at 1817 E. 6th St Austin, TX 78702, to download the printable form and submit go to -

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About 21 Rio -

21 Rio is a newly constructed, 21 story, luxury high-rise apartment community that serves the UT West Campus and Austin's central business district. 21 Rio is a pet-friendly community, and features an array of both interior and exterior luxury comforts including ground floor retail shopping, a high performance fitness center, saltwater wading pool, free cable and Internet services, and washers & dryers in each apartment home. Residents enjoy a wide selection of floor plans ranging from one bedroom to two bedrooms with studies. For more information visit and - 2101 Rio Grande, Austin, TX 78705 - PH: 512.391.1991.

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