Jade L. Santa Maria, 1986-2011
Jade L. Santa Maria, 25, of Minturn, died Tuesday.
She was born Feb. 15, 1986, in Vail.
Jade was a lifelong resident of the Eagle Valley. She loved the mountains and Jade enjoyed snowboarding and hiking when she was young. She was very outgoing and warm hearted and had many friends. She was very proud of her two childen, Lucia Grace, 5, and Tai Anthony, 2. Being their mother was her greatest joy in life.
She will be missed by all who knew her but most of all by her children. Jade’s memory will live on through them.
Jade is survived by her mother, Cheryl Santa Maria (Ken Beck), sister Juliette Martinez, of Minturn, uncles Joe (Candace) of Colorado Springs, Mike (Mary)of Collins, N.Y., Chuck (Christine) of Grand Island, N.Y., and Jim (Patti) of Owasso, Okla., and aunt Marion Boyer of Hamburg, N.Y. She is also survived by her cousins and extended family Donna Starkey, grandmother Jane Martinez, Bob Martinez and family of Minturn.