Daniel passed away on Wednesday, June 24, 2020 at the age of 23. He was born on June 03, 1997 in Albuquerque, New Mexico.
Daniel made a lasting impression on everyone he met with his charm, and infectious smile. Daniel was a devoted and loving father who had a heart of gold, and an extreme love for life matched only by his generosity. Daniel excelled in academics, graduating from South Valley Academy in 2015. Daniel was a self-taught musician, and an epicure with a love for Asian and Mexican cuisine. His energy, mischief, kindness and zest for life are what his friends and family will remember most.
Daniel will forever be loved by those of us that he left behind. He is survived by his mother Ariel Gonzalez, Stepfather Onesimo Castrejon, father Atencio Guardado, grandmother Zenaida Gonzalez, brother Jesus Castrejon, sisters Valeria Castrejon, and Paula Quiñonez, daughters Allison Guardado and April Guardado, girlfriend Andreina, and all his many aunts, uncles and cousins.
He is preceded in death by his grandfather Mateo Gonzalez, and aunt Socorro Beltran Del Rio.
A graveside service will be held at 12:00 pm, Wednesday, July 1, 2020 at Pajarito Cemetery with Pastora Graciela Chavez officiating.
Visitation will be from 6-8 pm, Tuesday, June 30, 2020 at Director's Choice Mortuary Services, 9316 Susan Avenue SE, Albuquerque, NM 87123.
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