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Richard Rael

d. October 27, 2023

Richard Rael, 75, a resident of La Puebla, NM, passed away on October 27, 2023.

Richard was born in Truchas, NM.  He worked as a bus driver for Shuttle Jack and the City of Santa Fe before retiring.  Richard loved all of his dogs very much.  He also loved riding his motorcycles.  He saw many cities and knew the thought of them.   He always impressed with his many languages and loved the places he visited and took people to.

He is preceded in death by his parents Victor and Silvera Rael; stepson Thomas Phillips.

Richard is survived by his wife of 44 years, Patricia Rael; sons Gerald Rael and Ricky Rael (Michael); and stepdaughter Kathy Phillips and many nephews, nieces, as well as brothers and sisters.

There are no services at this time.

The family of Richard Rael has entrusted the care of their loved one to DeVargas Funeral Home & Crematory of the beautiful Espanola Valley.   505-747-7477

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