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David Ruben Cervantes

August 12, 1973 ~ October 3, 2021 (age 48)


David Ruben Cervantes, age 48 born August 12, 1973. Born in Santa Fe, NM.

After battling cancer for the past five years he went to be with the Lord Sunday, October 3, 2021. He passed peacefully in his home surrounded by his loved ones.

Preceded in death by:
Ruben Bustos Jr-Father
Emma Valdez-Maternal Grandmother
Christella Valdez-Godmother
Eugene Bustos-Brother

David was a native of Santa Fe. He attended school in his earlier years in Santa Fe, New Mexico. 1987 he attended Father Flanagan’s Catholic School in Omaha, Nebraska. He then returned to attend Capital High School in Santa Fe.

As a young man he served as an usher, at Father Flanagan’s Catholic School, he had academic excellence, was a hard worker, he taught as a camp instructor, and played several sports including: baseball, basketball, and river rafting.

As he got older he traveled to many states. He became a professional dancer, for his spiritual love of Danza Azteca.

He shared his love for dancing with the community. He taught them Latino dancing.

He loved to cook different cuisines, he was a chef. He also was a landscaper.

David had a big personality, a smile that was contagious, very outgoing, he loved the outdoors, and fishing.

Rosary will be held on Thursday, October 7, 2021 at 6pm, at Berardinelli.

Mass will be held at Our Lady of Guadalupe Church Friday, October 8, 2021 at 9am

Survived by:
His beloved Mother Patricia Cervantes-Garcia and Stepfather Ruben Garcia.

His children Mariah, Natalie, Reyna, and Leon.

Sisters Diane Cervantes (Ellis  Jumont)
Raquel Garcia (Rodolfo Dominguez)
Ruby Garcia (Alonso Perez)
Shalene Garcia
Brother Jesus Garcia

Nieces Patricia, Veronica, Monica, Mireya, Celeste, Yulissa, Ashley, Camila, and Amaya.

Nephews Benjamin, Alex, Lucas, Angelo, and Evan.

As Wells as many great nephews and nieces Joel, Joseph, Natasha, Serenity, David, Joatham, Jaylene, Damian, and Dylan.

He was also survived by uncles, aunts, cousins, and many friends.

Pallbearers Rodolfo Dominguez, Ellis Jumont, Alonso Perez, James Perea, David Rubio, and Ralph Alcazar.

Honorary Pallbearers Carlos Cervantes, George Cervantes, Joseph Valdez, Benjamin Suazo, Alex Gutierrez, Lucas Dominguez, and Marwin Espinoza


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Recitation of the Rosary
October 7, 2021

6:00 PM
Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Church
417 Agua Fria
Santa Fe, NM 87501

Funeral Mass
October 8, 2021

9:00 AM

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