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In Loving Memory Harry James Gonzales

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Harry James Gonzales of Albuquerque, N.M. died July 10, 2018.

He was proceeded in death by his father and mother, Teofilo and Nieves Gonzales.

He is survived by his loving wife; Bella Gonzales of Albuquerque, NM, his daughter; Cecilia Morris and husband Shawn, Grandchildren; Yaraya and Xavier Morris, and mother-in-law...

Gayla Glascock Crossman

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She grew up in Gallup, New Mexico. Ever the lover of learning, she graduated valedictorian of her high school. She was a ballerina for over 50 years and danced in Utah, New York and traveled with a dance company.

Deciding she did not want to pursue that permanently, she got her Bachelor's degree from the University of New Mexico. While working on her Master's, she met the love of her life and best friend, husband, Harlan. They married in 1964, and raised their two children, Avery and Monica in Phoenix.

She lovingly welcomed son-in-law, Stig, to the family and was overjoyed when her grand-children Erlend and Emilia were born. Gayla loved playing with her dogs, gardening, and reading. She...

In Loving Memory

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Gallup veteran police officer succumbs to cancer

Retired Detective Donald Howard passed away Dec. 18, after losing his battle to brain cancer.

Donations can be made through any Wells Fargo Bank through the account “Donald Howard’s Donation Account.”

There will be an escort beginning at the Gallup Police Department at 10 am. Services will be Dec. 22 at 11 am, at the First Baptist Church located at 2112 College Drive, Gallup, New Mexico.

Family, friends, fellow officers and the community are welcome to join. Line up will begin around 9 am. Civilian parking will be to the north of the parking lot and all officers may park within the gated area.

Donald Howard will be greatly...

Rep. Doreen Wonda Johnson: ‘Now she’s an angel’

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Community copes with the loss of beloved Miyamura secretary

Lisa Romero-Muniz, 48, a discipline secretary at Miyamura High School, went to the Route 91 Harvest in Las Vegas, NV to cut loose and enjoy top country music stars perform during the three-day festival.

People danced and sang along with Jason Aldean when it began to rain bullets, shortly after 10 pm on Oct. 1.

This is when Romero-Muniz, as many of her friends, students and co-workers alike have said, she earned her wings as an “angel,” albeit, well before her time.

Romero-Muniz was one of 58 victims gunned down by crazed shooter Stephen Paddock, 64, of Mesquite, NV, who booked a suite on the 32nd floor at Mandalay...

In Loving Memory

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Michael Charles Sullivan ended a brief battle with cancer on May 17th, 2015, in Boise. He was 73.

He had spent most of his working life in journalism, employed with  the Wood River Journal, Hailey, Idaho; Twin Falls Times-News, Idaho; Gallup Independent, New Mexico; Aspen (Colo.) Daily News; Gazette-Times, Corvallis, Ore.; Ironwood (Mich.) Daily Globe: Marquette (Mich.) Mining Journal and Upper Peninsula (Mich.) Sunday times.

Immediately prior to his transition, at Marquis Skilled Nursing, he had been surrounded by friends and family.

Sullivan was born in Chicago in 1942 and graduated from North Park University there in 1966, with a bachelor of arts degree in English and a minor in...

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