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On Tuesday, September 6, 2016 Alejandro Rivas-Carbajal peacefully passed away surrounded by his family in Santa Cruz. He was 61.
Alejandro was born on December 14, 1954 in Sahuayo Michoacán, Mexico.
Alejandro proudly worked for Big Creek Lumber for over 30 joyful years. He enjoyed camping, fishing, gardening, the outdoors, cooking and music. He loved spending time with his family and grandchildren. To a loving Father, Uncle, Brother, Grandfather and Friend you will be forever missed and always cherished.
Alejandro was preceded in death by his wife, Herlinda Espinoza and his parents; Jesus Rivas-Medina and Josefina Carbajal and his son, Enrique Moreno.
He is survived by his children; Alejandra, Amanda, Enoc, Evita, Adriana Rivas, Edgar Moreno and Yaned Godinez. He is also survived by his siblings; Jorge Rivas, Josefina Vega, Noemi Rivas, Patricia Rivas, Julia Nieto, Jesus Rivas, Cecilia Rivas, Lourdes Rivas, Tony Rivas, Armando Rivas and many grandchildren.
Visitation services will be held on Wednesday, September 21, 2016 from 5-9 PM with a recitation of the Rosary at 7 PM at Ave Maria Memorial Chapel. Mass will be celebrated on Thursday, September 22, 2016 at Holy Cross Church at 11 AM.