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Federico Diaz
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Portrayed by: Freddy Rodriguez
First appearance: "Pilot"
Last appearance: "Everyone's Waiting"
Born: 1974
Died: 2049
Status: Deceased
Occupation: Restorative artist
Business partner in Fisher & Sons
Relatives: Julio Diaz (son)
Augusto Diaz (son)
Significant Other/s: Vanessa Diaz (wife)
Sophia (affair)

Hector Federico Diaz, known by his nickname Rico, is a restorative assistant and later a business partner at the Fisher & Sons Funeral Home.


He first met the Fisher family when he visited their funeral home and showed off his knowledge of corpses. Impressed with his knowledge they offered him a position as a restorative artist but he later left to pursue other venues before returning to work with them. At one stage the family decided to form a business partnership with him.

He married his high school sweetheart Vanessa Diaz and they had two sons Julio and Augusto. However, they separated temporarily when she learned of his affair with an exotic dancer but reunited and remained together until his death in 2049.


Hector Federico Diaz

Died at the age of 75 while vacationing with his wife in Puerto Rico. Federico graduated from Cyprus College in 1997 with a degree in Mortuary Science. He worked as a restorative artist for several years before becoming part owner of Fisher & Diaz Funeral Home on 25th Street. In 2005, Federico opened the Diaz Family Mortuary on DeLongpre Avenue in Hollywood, where he served the community for 35 years before retiring.

Pre-deceased by his parents Mauricio and Lilia Diaz of Los Angeles. He was married to his beloved wife Vanessa for 54 years and leaves behind his cherished sons Julio and Augusto and his three grandchildren: Emily, Celestina and Vincent.

Memorial service will be held at Diaz Family Mortuary on Saturday, February 16th at 11:00 a.m. Funeral mass will be held at 9:30 a.m. the following day at St. Paul's Catholic Church in Atwater Village.

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Nate FisherDavid FisherRuth FisherClaire FisherFederico DiazKeith CharlesBrenda Chenowith