DeShawyn Lujan, 23, a resident of Abiquiu, passed away on Saturday, January 11, 2020 as a result of complications from a cardiac arrest on April 10, 2019. She was preceded in death by her maternal great-grandparents, Aquilino and Patrocinia Serrano and Abedon and Inez Arellano, paternal great-grandparents, Louisa Lujan and Ernesto Salazar. DeShawyn was a loving daughter and sidekick to both her Mom and Dad. DeShawyn lived in Abiquiu most of her life. She was a dedicated student and volunteer and graduated from Espanola Valley High School in 2014 and became a college student from 2014 – 2019. DeShawyn earned an associate’s degree in applied science in 2017 and was scheduled to graduate with a bachelor’s degree in psychology in May of 2019. DeShawyn was working through what her career path would be. She initially considered nursing and was a state certified nursing assistant. She learned after a summer working in this field this was not her calling. Most recently DeShawyn was considering a master’s in psychology in order to teach psychology at the college level. She was taken from us before she could decide. DeShawyn is survived by her parents, Diego and Denise Lujan; paternal grandparents, Michael and Martha Lujan, maternal grandparents, Eugene and Debbie Serrano; great-grandmother, Mela Salazar; aunt, Maria Louisa Lujan, uncles, Nathan Serrano and Miguel Lujan and numerous great aunts, uncles and cousins. Public visitation will begin on Wednesday, January 15, 2020 at 12:00 p.m. in the Sangre de Cristo Chapel of DeVargas Funeral Home & Crematory, with a memorial service to follow at 1:00 p.m. Serving the family as pallbearers will be Nathan Serrano, Miguel Lujan, Jose (Bozo) Lucero, Codiee Myles, Rion Blevins, Maria Louisa Lujan. The family of DeShawyn has entrusted the care of their loved one to the DeVargas Funeral Home & Crematory of the Espanola Valley. 505-747-7477-www.devargasfuneral.com
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