Juan Palao met in 1987 when it was introduced at City Hall saying he "wanted to work for the sport of Yecla, and asked to join the Partido Popular (Popular Alliance then), just in a bad political times.
As I was treating him and sympathize with him, my admiration for him grew.
John, very poor condition, had not been exactly easy in life.
Since his childhood, he learned to carve the existence and fight the difficult economic and social situation around him.
A situation that, far from weakening, it raised some very great values: hard work, justice and equality, solidarity, the deep love of his and his people, not weakened by difficulties, respect ...
Thanks to an uncle, knew what they were writing, mathematics, history and geography, and so went from having no studies, to graduate from FP 2, get the Athletics national title and be one of the best-heating Plumbers their professional association, and also noted that Juan Palao was the best almonds nationwide.
Although this is not the most important, the most valuable of his person is known to form large family: his wife, Paquita, his children, Juana Mari and Juan Francisco, and his four grandchildren ...
John was the greatest title you can hold a person, the more wisdom and more difficult.
John was a role model, because it was "professor of love, friendship, work and effort."
It has been my best friend and nothing and nobody can fill that gap that leaves me.
John, you're always in my memory and my heart.
Thanks John, for your friendship.
Thanks John, for your advice.
Thanks John for your reprimand.
Thanks John, for your support, it never failed me.
Juan, you've been my best friend.
You will always be with me.
We'll miss you, but your example will always guide and help us to cover your absence.
Through the Department of Sports City of Yecla got what you wanted and longed more to promote and support the sport of Yecla.
Now, we all recognize your achievements: Athletics track, soccer fields, the pavilion ...
Multiple sports facilities have your mark and we are all very proud.
I know that, at present, the Virgen del Castillo welcomes you to rest in peace.
And I know you will continue helping us, and even let you in default, you will always be with us all
Juan Miguel Benedito Rodríguez
Source: Juan Miguel Benedito Rodríguez