He passed away on Saturday at the age of 87. A family spokesman confirmed Mercado’s death at Hospital in San Juan, Puerto Rico. He was being treated after two weeks of kidney failure.

Latinos all over the world never questioned his identity and just loved that he was so passionate on what he did. He was also known as a true fashionista!

Good luck to whomever feels they can replace his seat. We will always remember him as our Latino celebrity psychic that provided us “MUCHO, MUCHO AMORRRRRRRR…”

Hear some of his words during his exhibit at the History Miami Museum: