In Memoriam

 

Obituaries

Tuesday, June 15, 2021
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Age 81, passed away peacefully at home after suffering a severe stroke a week earlier. He cared deeply for the Taos community. He first visited Taos while consulting at Presbyterian Health Services in Albuquerque.  Like many, he and his wife immediately fell in love with the natural beauty of Taos and Northern New Mexico.

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Age 78, of Taos, left this world to go home to his eternal resting place on June 6, 2021, surrounded by love. He entered this world on January 25, 1943, to Jose and Teresina Jeanette.

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Age 56, A resident of Llano de la Llegua, Penasco, NM got his wings and went to walk with the angels on Sunday, June 6, 2021. He was born July 21,1964 to Macario & Teodorita Romero. Herbert was preceded in death by his father, Macario Romero, sister, Gloria Romero and niece, Michelle Montoya.

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Age 47, a resident of Penasco, a beloved father, grandfather, son, uncle, and friend left us unexpectedly on Friday May 28, 2021, to be with the Lord.  Danny was born on July 09, 1973, in Taos, New Mexico.  Danny will be remembered for his sense of humor.

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Funeral services for Nancy Padilla-Vasquez will be held on Saturday, June 19th, at Our Lady of Guadalupe church in Taos.

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Tuesday, June 15, 2021
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Age 48, a resident of Questa, NM was called home to be with our only Lord and Savior Jesus Christ on May 26, 2021.  He was born February 20, 1973 to Joe A. and Mary Ann Cisneros in Taos, NM and was the fourth of four children. David will be greatly missed by his family and those that got to know him throughout his life.

Monday, June 07, 2021
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Graduated from Los Gatos High School in 1959. The rumor is that when he graduated, he had more hours of detention  than there were hours remaining until graduation. He was born May 4, 1940 and lived to be 81.

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Age 83, a resident of Ranchitos, passed away peacefully May 29, 2021. He was preceded in death by his parents Jose and Sara Morgas; siblings Isabel Medina, Gloria Vigil, Ernesto “Chopo” Morgas; in-laws David Martinez and Alice and Victor Goure, Josefita Varos, son-in-law Tony Miers, along with many other relatives.

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Age 75, of Taos, passed away on March 31, 2020. Rosary will be recited on Saturday, June 12, 2021 at 10 AM at Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Church in Taos with funeral mass to follow at 11 AM.

Friday, May 28, 2021
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Born in 1942 to Jane Bernice Tucker Daniels and Cecil Lamar Daniels. Steven was preceded in death by an infant brother and his brother, Philip Cooke Daniels, also preceding him in death was his life time love and business partner, Richard L. May.

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Friday, May 28, 2021
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Age 35, lost his long, hard-fought battle with anxiety/depression on March 11th, 2021, in El Prado, New Mexico. Known for his grit and determination, Will left a legacy of generosity and kindness while confronting the many obstacles that life presented him. Born March 20th, 1985, in Dallas, TX, Will arrived nine weeks ahead of schedule weighing only 2 pounds 13 ounces.

Tuesday, May 25, 2021
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Our beloved mother, passed away on March 1, 2021. She was born in San Luis, CO on October 26…

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We are sad to share that Donna Lee Crews, a Taos artist, passed away in her sleep on April 7th, 2021. Born on August 11th, 1939 in Seattle, Donna was the daughter of MaryAnne and Howard Maule, and a sister to Jackie Maule Churchill.  After graduating Roosevelt High School, she moved to San Diego where she met Frank T. Crews, Jr.  Soon they had a Marine Corps wedding and moved to Texas where they raised their three children: Chris, Candee and Cathy.

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On May 9, 2021, Mark Earnest Garcia passed away surrounded by his loved ones. He was born in Embudo, NM to Bernie and Connie Garcia. Mark attended K-12 in Taos and played the trumpet in both marching and concert band. During his senior year, he was voted “Mr. Memory Lane” and his football team held the THS record from 1977 until 2019.

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Age 91, of Embudo, NM, died at home on April 17, 2021, surrounded by loving friends and family. Harvey graduated from the University of Chicago in 1948, attended the University of Edinburgh, and received his MFA in Creative Writing from the University of Iowa in 1958. 

 
 

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Tuesday, May 25, 2021
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A resident of Llano Quemado, passed away peacefully surrounded by her loving family on November 25, 2020. She was preceded in death by her parents Rafael and Solema Trujillo; siblings, Vicente Trujillo, Floyd Trujillo, Albino Trujillo, Oclides Coca and Ralph Trujillo, Jr.

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On the beautiful rainy spring morning of May 18, 2021, our Lord extended his arms through those showering clouds and retrieved a most precious image of him to the paradise of heaven. Agapita Regina Martinez de Santistevan passed away peacefully at home among her beloved family. 

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Age 74, passed away April 25th, 2021 at his Albuquerque home due to natural causes. Michael was born March 19th, 1947 in Taos, NM to Elizardo and Lupe (Maestas) Archuleta.

Tuesday, May 18, 2021
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Age 62, a resident of Ranchos de Taos, passed away on March 18, 2021. Family Services will be held May 28th, 2021 at Saint Francis Church i

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Age 37, a resident of Taos, passed away unexpectedly on May 13, 2021. He was preceded in death by his grandmother Patsy Fresquez. Victor is survived by his children Dominic Segura and Devinalee Segura; parents Anthony and Francella Segura; sisters Vanessa Pacheco (Raymond) and Moriah Segura (Gerardo Acosta);

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Tuesday, May 18, 2021
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Age 80, a lifelong resident of Costilla, NM, passed away peacefully on May 9, 2021.  Nick was born on March 16, 1941 in Costilla, NM as the youngest of ten children to Aaron and Teresina Mascarenas.  He graduated from Costilla High School in 1960 and went on to upholstery school to become a "master upholsterer", ultimately becoming the most sought-after upholsterer in the region.  He enjoyed rebuilding cars, riding his motorcycle and fishing. Nick was preceded in death by his parents, three sisters and six brothers and his son, Andrew Mascarenas.

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Age 20, a resident of Ranchos De Taos, passed away on May 6, 2021. He was preceded in death by his uncle Javier Munoz, grandfather, Cruz Munoz, and girlfriend Maria Elena Cruz.  Juan was a very loving and caring man who had a heart of gold. He loved helping people in their time of need as he worked caring for the elderly at the Taos Living Center for quite some time. Juan was in the New Mexico National Guard for 3 years.

Tuesday, May 11, 2021
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Of Tres Ritos, NM  died on April 30th, 2021 in Taos, NM. She was born on July 5th, 1932 in Houston, TX to Inez Mills Smyth and Murray Green Smyth.  As a young woman she excelled in dancing, swimming, tennis, and horsemanship. She enjoyed spending time on the family ranches near Uvalde, TX with her grandparents, delighted in family trips to the ancient sites of Mexico and across the American West, and loved the challenge of summiting peaks.

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Went to Heaven on Saturday, May 8, 2021 in Albuquerque, NM. Mickie is preceded in death by her father Augustine, mother Tina G., brother Bobbie, nephew Darryl, and niece Vanessa. She is survived by her husband Paul Jaramillo;

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Tuesday, May 11, 2021
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Arrangements were made through Bueler Mortuary in Chandler, Arizona. Please check their webs…

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Age 71, retired pastor in the Presbyterian Church (USA), completed her baptism and made her journey to God on April 19, 2021, at her home, surrounded by family. She was a vacationer in Valle Escondido for more than thirty years, and a full-time resident of Taos for the last two years. A memorial service was held in her honor at First Presbyterian Church in Taos on May 8, 2021.

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Age 34 a resident of Questa, NM passed away Sunday May 2, 2021 from injuries sustained in an accident.  Enriquetta was born December 2, 1986 to Armando Vigil, Jr. and Cynthia Rael-Vigil.  Quetta was a kind and pleasant soul who flourished being a Mom, young entrepreneur, and caregiver whereas she enjoyed her clients very much. 

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Age 75, passed gently on Sunday, April 11, 2021 at his home on the mesa of Taos, NM, surrounded by close family and friends.Dale is survived by his beloved husband Reg Stark, his daughter Layne Schuette Fulero, her husband Joshua Fulero, their son Sam, as well as brother Robert Schuette, Darline Schuette Hoffins, and his friend and ex-wife Peggy Blocker, plus an army of loving friends and extended family.

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Age 65, a resident of Los Colonias, passed away peacefully surrounded by her loving family on May 4, 2021. She was preceded in death by her parents Juan B. and Carolina Martinez; infant sister Juanita, brother Benjamin Martinez; niece Cindy Martinez, nephews Jerome Quintana, P.J. Valdez, and Mario Martinez Jr.;