Manuel Ruiz Santoyo, age 64, a resident of Santa Cruz, NM. Born in La Tinaja De Los Pastores GTO, MX. Passed away Saturday, August 14, 2021.
Manuel is proceeded in death by his parents Manuel Ruiz Y Refugio Ruiz. Brother Elias Ruiz and Mother of his children, Sandra Ruiz Khan. Manuel is survived by his four children, Cristiana Ruiz De Lucero, partner Vicente Talachy. Debbie Ruiz De Ojeda, Guadalupe Ruiz and partner Marco Duran, and son José Manuel Ruiz and partner Josette Marroquín. Brother Gerardo Ruiz and 7 sisters, Carmen Ruiz Camargo, Rose Ruiz, Refugio (Cuca) Ruiz Medina, Guadalupe Ruiz Almanza, Lourdes Ruiz Gutierrez, Maria Ruiz Munoz, Olga Ruiz Gaytán and many nieces and nephews.
Manuel worked for 25 years at Nambe Mills in Santa Fe which he took much pride in. He also took pride in gardening. Manuel loved to listen to music, especially Bandas. He loved dancing and always had to have a beer by his side. Manuel was a great father and always provided for his family. Upon other things he loved such as fishing and the outdoors. Manuel with be dearly missed. Manuel’s children would like to extend a very special thank you to cousin Elias Ruiz and wife Carina Ruiz who were with us every step of the way. Services are pending at this time and will be posted as soon as they become available. The family of Manuel Ruiz Santoyo has entrusted the care of their loved one to the DeVargas Funeral Home & Crematory of the Espanola Valley. 505-747-7477-www.devargasfuneral.com