The Consistory will declare three days of official mourning in remembrance of who is the Favorite Son of the City since 1999, as well as an illustrious Lorca.
The mayor of Lorca, Diego José Mateos, has lamented the death this morning, at 73 years of age, of the doctor based in Madrid, Pedro Antonio Ruiz Barnés.
The mayor has highlighted "Ruiz Barnés who was one of the most famous Lorca of our time and also a great friend of his friends. Pedro Antonio always made homeland where he was and took the name of his city, Lorca, ahead at all times".
And he announced that "the City Council will declare three days of official mourning for his death."
Mateos has advanced that "we will work together with his family so that he can have in Lorca the homage he deserves, not only for his personal worth, but also for the professional since he was always willing to help the Lorca who came to his He consulted at the Concepción Clinic in Madrid, at the Jiménez Díaz Foundation University Hospital, of which he was head of the Neurosurgery Service.
The remains of Ruiz Barnés will be cremated in Las Rozas (Madrid) and will be transferred to Lorca in the next few days so he can be fired by his family, friends and the town of Lorca, in general.
It should be remembered that the name of Pedro Ruiz Barnés appears on the plate of illustrious lorquinos of the Town Hall of the Town Hall that in 1999 was named Favorite Son of Lorca and was awarded the Gold Medal of the city.
Also in 2006 he was awarded, by the Association of Friends of Culture, one of the Elio awards of that year.
A recognized neurosurgery professional
Pedro Antonio Ruiz Barnés was born in January 1946 in the San José neighborhood, where he spent his childhood and adolescence with his family.
He studied in Lorca at the Caño School and at the Ibáñez Martín Institute.
At the University of Madrid he studied the Selective of Sciences and then the medical degree that ended in 1970. He was head of the Neurosurgery Service of the Concepción Clinic in Madrid, president of the Madrid Society of Neurosurgery, as well as the Ombudsman of the Official College of Physicians of Madrid.
During his long professional career he attended countless national and international conferences and published hundreds of works in magazines and books.
He performed thousands of surgical interventions in which he always tried to incorporate the most modern techniques and devices, after an updated and continuous learning.
Source: Ayuntamiento de Lorca