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Celebration of the life of SALVADOR RODRIGUEZ, III. MARCH 19, 1949 - JULY 11, 2013. "A good life isn't a place at which you arrive, it is a lens through which you see and create the world." Good Life Project "Living Creed" Loving son of Salvador A. Rodriguez and Lupe Guerrero Rodriguez, brother of Rita Rodriguez, Cesar and Patricia R. Gonzalez, and Ricardo Rodriguez, uncle of Matthew, Aria and Adria, photographer, friend, mentor and teacher at Andress High School unexpectedly passed on July 11, 2013. He and our father are together in their ultimate journey to reunite with our mother and loved ones that predeceased them. Sal graduated from Burges High School in 1967, attended
University of Texas
at El Paso, and graduated from the University of Phoenix in 2004. Although he ventured in different careers, he found his true calling in his later years - teaching high school. He taught photography, computer classes and life lessons at Andress High School. In 2010, he was honored as Andress Teacher of the Year. Soft spoken, he listened to all and provided wise advice. His stressed the importance of building a productive and full life. Through his photography he created truth and beauty. He will be dearly missed. Visitation will be held Wednesday, July 17, 2013 at Martin Funeral Home-West, 128 N. Resler, El Paso, Texas from 5:30 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. with a Memorial Service at 7:00 p.m. Burial services to held Thursday, July 18, 2013 at 10:00 a.m. at Restlawn Memorial Park, 4848 Alps, El Paso, Texas. A reception will follow at Dominguez Mexican Food Restaurant, 1201 Airway Blvd. C5, El Paso, Texas. In lieu of flowers, we are requesting that you consider contributing to the El Paso ISD Education Foundation, 6531 Boeing Dr. El Paso, Texas, 79925,
, 915-230-0559 in order to provide scholarships and supplies to deserving students at Andress High School.
Published in El Paso Times from July 13 to July 21, 2013
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"Our deepest sympathy to the family. He was a great person. He always had a joke for the employees here..."
- Roy Lown's Classic Awards
"SAL WAS VERY GENEROUS. HE WOULD ALWAYS LITE UP THE STORE AND BROUGHT A SMILE TO ALL THE EMPLOYEES HERE..."
"Mr. Rodriguez was truly an awesome teacher and co-worker. My prayers go out to his family and loved..."
"My Yoda Man... Thank you for all the kind words and compassion. Your wonderful sense of humor is what I..."
- Sonia Arias
"Sal was my dad's compadre , business associate and golfing partner.He was man with a huge sense of humor..."
- Frankie Diamos
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