Marìa Caballero, who had resemblance to Mama Coco in Pixar's 'Coco' is no more. She died at the age of 109 in Michoacán, Western Mexico.
Coco followed the story of a 12-year-old Miguel, who aspires to become a musician like his idol Ernesto de la Cruz. However, the rituals of Dia de los muertos turns the young boys fate.
It was reported that Caballero inspired the character when the team went for a reckee in Mexico. The family also claims that the Pixar team came to town and lived with them.
However, the director denied any inspiration from Maria squashing the rumors.