John Salazar, formerly of Edwards, 1945-2006
Former Edwards resident John Salazar, who was living in Sturgis, S.D., has died. He was 60.
Salazar was born Oct. 7, 1945, in Colorado’s San Luis Valley to Luis and Delcie Salazar. He graduated from Eagle Valley High School.
He was preceded in death by his father; his brothers Anthony and Robert; and sisters Patricia, Annabelle and Lillian.
Salazar is survived by his mother; his children, Michelle (Randy) Draine, Edith (Don) Jennings, Patty (Dave) Colee, Sarah (George) Meisner, Michael (Aliscia) Salazar and Donald; and 11 granchildren.
He is also survived by his sisters, Connie Fischer of South Dakota, Gloria Serna of Gypsum, Eileen (Walter) Valdez of Minturn, Marie (Ed) Jalbert of Gypsum, Charlotte Norvell of Gypsum, and Patricia Salazar of Gypusm; brothers Fred Salazar of Pueblo and Floyd (RoseMarie) Salazar of Gypsum; and several nieces and nephews.
Services will be held Saturday in Sturgis, S.D.