HOUSTON – John Altobelli, his wife Keri and teenage daughter Alyssa, were mourned in two states Monday following their deaths in a helicopter crash that also killed NBA legend Kobe Bryant, his daughter Gianna and four others.
Lights in Houston
The city of Houston lit up the Montrose bridges and City Hall in red Monday in honor of John, Keri and Alyssa Altobelli, the city announced in a press release. Altobelli was a former assistant coach at the University of Houston in 1987 and before that, a two-year letterwinner for the Cougars from 1984 to 1985.
On Feb. 24, the city will change those colors to purple and gold in honor of Kobe and Gianna Bryant who will coincide with the memorial service at Angel Stadium in Anaheim California.
Memorial in California
A public memorial was held Monday for the three members of the Altobelli family who were killed in the crash.