Mother who helped free son from Venezuelan jail praised

Laurie Holt muestra una foto de su hijo Joshua Holt en su casa de Riverton, Utah, el 13 de julio del 2016. Holt, quien peleó por casi dos años por la liberación de su hijo, detenido en Venezuela, falleció por causas desconocidas a los 50 años de edad. (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer, File)
Laurie Holt muestra una foto de su hijo Joshua Holt en su casa de Riverton, Utah, el 13 de julio del 2016. Holt, quien peleó por casi dos años por la liberación de su hijo, detenido en Venezuela, falleció por causas desconocidas a los 50 años de edad. (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer, File)
FILE - In this May 28, 2018, file photo, Laurie Holt, left, walks out of the airport with her son, Josh Holt, walking behind her, after returning to Salt Lake City after Josh and his family received medical care and visited President Donald Trump in Washington. Laurie Holt, a Utah woman who spent nearly two years pushing to get her son freed from a Venezuelan jail, has died at age 50. (AP Photo/Kim Raff, File)
FILE - In this May 28, 2018, file photo, Laurie Holt, left, walks out of the airport with her son, Josh Holt, walking behind her, after returning to Salt Lake City after Josh and his family received medical care and visited President Donald Trump in Washington. Laurie Holt, a Utah woman who spent nearly two years pushing to get her son freed from a Venezuelan jail, has died at age 50. (AP Photo/Kim Raff, File)
FILE - In this May 26, 2018, file photo, Laurie Holt, right, and Jason Holt arrive at Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport in Arlington, Va., to meet their son, Joshua Holt. Laurie Holt, a Utah woman who spent nearly two years pushing to get her son freed from a Venezuelan jail, has died at age 50. (AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana, File)
FILE - In this May 26, 2018, file photo, Laurie Holt, right, and Jason Holt arrive at Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport in Arlington, Va., to meet their son, Joshua Holt. Laurie Holt, a Utah woman who spent nearly two years pushing to get her son freed from a Venezuelan jail, has died at age 50. (AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana, File)
FILE - In this July 13, 2016 file photo, Laurie Holt holds a photograph of her son Joshua Holt at her home in Riverton, Utah. Holt, a Utah woman who spent nearly two years pushing to get her son freed from a Venezuelan jail, has died at age 50. Former U.S. Rep. Mia Love said Monday, Feb. 11, 2019, that Holt died unexpectedly Sunday at her home in the Salt Lake City suburb of Riverton. Love says Laurie Holt's husband Jason Holt went to wake her for church and found her unresponsive. (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer, File)
FILE - In this July 13, 2016 file photo, Laurie Holt holds a photograph of her son Joshua Holt at her home in Riverton, Utah. Holt, a Utah woman who spent nearly two years pushing to get her son freed from a Venezuelan jail, has died at age 50. Former U.S. Rep. Mia Love said Monday, Feb. 11, 2019, that Holt died unexpectedly Sunday at her home in the Salt Lake City suburb of Riverton. Love says Laurie Holt's husband Jason Holt went to wake her for church and found her unresponsive. (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer, File)
The hearse awaits Laurie Holt's casket at the Summerhill Stake Center after the funeral Saturday, Feb. 16, 2019, in Riverton, Utah. Holt died unexpectedly Feb. 10 at her Riverton, Utah, home, less than one year after her son Josh Holt returned to the U.S. after being imprisoned for nearly two years on weapons charges that the Holts and U.S. politicians said were invented. Her husband, Jason Holt, says she died peacefully but the family has not said what caused her death. (Rick Egan/The Salt Lake Tribune via AP)
The hearse awaits Laurie Holt's casket at the Summerhill Stake Center after the funeral Saturday, Feb. 16, 2019, in Riverton, Utah. Holt died unexpectedly Feb. 10 at her Riverton, Utah, home, less than one year after her son Josh Holt returned to the U.S. after being imprisoned for nearly two years on weapons charges that the Holts and U.S. politicians said were invented. Her husband, Jason Holt, says she died peacefully but the family has not said what caused her death. (Rick Egan/The Salt Lake Tribune via AP)
Friends and loved ones gather for the graveside service for Laurie Holt at the Crescent Cemetery in Sandy, Utah, Saturday, Feb. 16, 2019. The family and friends of the Utah woman who spent nearly two years pushing to get her son freed from a Venezuelan jail was remembered for her fearlessness and determination at her funeral. Holt, 50, died unexpectedly Feb. 10 at her Riverton home, less than one year after her son Josh Holt returned to the U.S. after being imprisoned for nearly two years. (Rick Egan/The Salt Lake Tribune via AP)
Friends and loved ones gather for the graveside service for Laurie Holt at the Crescent Cemetery in Sandy, Utah, Saturday, Feb. 16, 2019. The family and friends of the Utah woman who spent nearly two years pushing to get her son freed from a Venezuelan jail was remembered for her fearlessness and determination at her funeral. Holt, 50, died unexpectedly Feb. 10 at her Riverton home, less than one year after her son Josh Holt returned to the U.S. after being imprisoned for nearly two years. (Rick Egan/The Salt Lake Tribune via AP)