SAN ANTONIO -- San Antonio news anchor Karen Martinez has lost her battle with breast cancer.
Martinez, who worked at KABB FOX 29, passed away Monday night. She'd been battling breast cancer for five years and was a driving force behind the annual Healing Hearts Gala fundraiser, which raised money for cancer research and treatments.
Martinez was 37. She leaves behind her husband, Joseph, and her three children, Josh, Miranda, and Mitchell.
A public service will be held Thursday at 7:00 p.m. at Castle Ridge Mortuary on Military Drive West.
Those wishing to donate to Karen's three children are encouraged to make checks payable to the "Karen Martinez Children's Benefit Fund."
Donations can be mailed to:
Karen Martinez Children's Benefit Fund
4335 NW Loop 410
San Antonio, TX 78229