Back in August, longtime WWE ring announcer Lilian Garcia announced her departure from WWE due to her wanting to care of her father, U.S. Army Retired Lt Colonel - Eduardo Garcia, who was battling bladder cancer and multiple myeloma. On December 14th, Garcia returned to WWE for one night only for the Tribute to the Troops special.
She announced on her Instagram account that her father lost his battle with cancer on Christmas Day. She posted the following:
Our thoughts and prayers are with the Garcia family.