San Antonio viewers share their Day of the Dead stories and photos

Viewers shared their stories of honoring loved ones on Day of the Dead on Tuesday’s KSAT News Now

SAN ANTONIO – On Tuesday’s edition of KSAT News Now, we shared some of the ways San Antonio residents were honoring their loved ones on Day of the Dead or Dia de Muertos.

These stories and photos were submitted by KSAT viewers. We appreciate everyone who took part in celebrating this holiday that honors our loved ones that have passed on. You can watch the segment in the video player above. (KSAT News Now streams Monday through Friday at 11 a.m.)

As part of our Dia de Muertos coverage, we also highlighted Shek Vega and Nik Soupe of Los Otros Murals, the pair of San Antonio-based street artists who designed a calavera from start to finish during the Day of the Dead River Parade on KSAT-12. You can watch that video below.


About the Authors:

RJ Marquez is co-host of KSAT News Now and reports for Good Morning San Antonio. He's been at KSAT since 2010 and covered a variety of stories and events across the San Antonio area. He also covers the Spurs for on-air and digital platforms, including his Spurs newsletter. RJ has reported stories for KSAT Explains.

Alicia Barrera is a KSAT 12 News reporter and anchor. She is also a co-host of the streaming show KSAT News Now. Alicia is a first-generation Mexican-American, fluent in both Spanish and English with a bachelor's degree from Our Lady of the Lake University. She enjoys reading books, traveling solo across Mexico and spending time with family.