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Chiefs fan sees first game at Arrowhead, passes away next day

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We have a sad story to pass along and hopefully one you can help with.

A Chiefs fan from California received a cancer diagnosis recently that he had only six months to live. 56-year old Felipe Lopez had a dream and that was to see the Chiefs play a game at Arrowhead. Last week, the Dream Foundation hooked him up and flew him out to Kansas City for a game.

Unfortunately, he passed away in his sleep the very next day. Now the family needs some help getting him back home.

Considering this is a Chiefs fan, I wanted to pass this along in case anyone is able to help. You can find more information on how you can help at the GoFundMe page.

For months they have been saving, preparing for Felipe to pass away in California — never expecting for this to happen in Missouri, especially this last trip. And now, the family is struggling financially with how to bring Felipe home.

“He’s over there and we’re over here and we’re just looking for closure. It’s so hard, it’s so hard. And closure won’t happen,” said Steve.

The family has raised enough money to cover the funeral home expenses but they’re still about $1,000 shy to fly his body back to California. To help, they’ve started a GoFundMePage.