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Reyes Garduno

OBITUARY: Reyes Garduno

d. April 5, 2024

Reyes Felix Garduno “RFG”
Reyes was born March 29, 1947, in Arroyo Hondo, Taos County, New Mexico to Leontino and Adela Garduno. He grew up in Arroyo Hondo and graduated from Taos High School in 1967. In 1968, Reyes was drafted into the U. S. Army and was a Vietnam War veteran. In 1974, Reyes married his wife of 50 years, Gail. Together they had two sons, Leon and Adam Garduno.


Reyes was a meat cutter by trade and worked at King Soopers in Colorado for 30 years. He retired in 2007. While retired, Reyes split his time between his two homes in Arroyo Hondo, NM and Commerce City, CO. Reyes enjoyed spending time with family, fishing, hunting, building things made of wood,and most of all, driving his 1976 Ford F-100 pickup truck, “The Black Widow.”


Reyes is survived by his wife, Gail Garduno, son Leon Garduno, grandchildren Alexis and Jacob “JJ” Garduno; son Adam (Elizabeth) Garduno, grandchildren Alexander, William, and Isabella Garduno; brothers Paul and Clyde Garduno; sisters Dorothy Duran, Dora Holmes, and Connie Miera. He is preceded in death by both parents, three sisters: Tita Morgas, Felia Raju, and Brenda Sandoval, and his brother Sabino Vigil.

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