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Steve Arellano

OBITUARY: Steve Arellano

d. March 6, 2024

Steve Arellano, 64, of San Cristobal, New Mexico, peacefully passed away on March 6, 2024. He is preceded in death by his parents, Paul and Mary Arellano; sister Elizabeth Arellano, and nephew Leroy Rael. Steve is survived by his children; Rosa, Angelina, and Emilio, and their mother Annette; grandchildren Cayden and Desiree; sisters Louise, Paula, and Karen, as well as many nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends. Steve graduated from Taos High School in 1978. A talented mechanic, Steve’s family lived in Arizona and Silver City before finding their way back home to San Cristobal. He seized every opportunity to ski. Steve found joy in motorcycles and the mountains and had a deep love for music. Those who cherished him will fondly remember playing guitar and singing alongside him.

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