Mario Cruz Vigil, 60, died Sunday evening, March 26, 2006, in Craig.
An Arizona native, he spent two-thirds of his life in the Valley. "Cruzie," as called by his loving family and friends, resided in Steamboat Springs and Craig for the past 20 years. He was a Vietnam veteran and lover of the outdoors.
He was preceded in death by his father, Edward, and mother, Bertha. He is survived by his five children, two grandchildren and five sisters. His first great-grandchild is on the way.
Memorial is at 3:30 p.m. Thursday, April 6, 2006, at St. Thomas More Catholic Church, 6180 W. Utopia Road, Glendale, Ariz. A gathering follows at the Vigil residence, 4408 W. Paradise Lane, Glendale, Ariz.