Mirella Granados, Arboleas councillor dies

Mirella Granados, Arboleas councillor dies
Mirella Granados, Arboleas councillor dies Credit: Town Hall

Sadly Mirella Granados, councillor for Arboleas in Almeria has died of cancer.

The town of Arboleas is morning after the death of Mirella Granados was announced. The town council for Arboleas made the announcement via social media on Monday, July 12, and announced that sadly Mirella Granados Garcia had died after working as Councillor of Urbanism and Works in Arboleas for 10 years.

She had been fighting against cancer for the last five years and sadly during the last 12 months her condition had worsened.


The town hall paid condolences to her family and said: “After 10 years in the post of Councillor of Urbanism and Works, as part of the E. de G., Arboleas, today, we deeply regret the loss of one of its members.

“Today, we deeply regret her loss and convey our condolences to her family and friends.

“In this long shared history, Mirella always knew how to be there, in the easy and difficult moments, giving the best of herself, for her people.

“Your colleagues, we will never forget you.



Speaking to Diario de Almeria, Cristobal Garcia, the mayor of Arboleas said: “today is a bad day”,

“It is a great sorrow, because she was a very valuable person for all of us”, added Garcia.

The mass in honour of Mirella took place last night at the chapel. Many people have taken to social media to express their sadness. “A great woman, fighter and committed to her people in pure vehemence.

“My deepest condolences to family, friends and municipal corporation for this hard loss”, said one person.

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Alex Glenn is a reporter for Spain’s largest English-speaking newspaper, Euro Weekly News. Formerly she worked in the NHS for 15 years until relocating to Spain in 2018. She loves the Spanish lifestyle, language and culture and spent several years learning Spanish before moving to Spain for a better quality of life. She has made her home in the mountains in Almeria, where she loves being part of a rural community that has a mix of both expats and Spanish residents. In her spare time, she enjoys hiking, reading and exploring the area where she lives.


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