JUAN GALVAN PAEZ
Aug. 14, 1980 - Nov. 12, 2013
Juan Galvan Paez, 33, of Calexico passed away on Tuesday, November 12, 2013.
Juan was raised in Calexico. He attended Rockwood Elementary and was a Calexico Bulldog graduate. He obtained an A.A. in Psychology from IVC, a Bachelors in Psychology from SDSU and a Master of Counseling Marriage, Family and Child Therapy from the University of Phoenix. Juan participated in the Imperial Valley MDA telethon as the poster child. He worked at DayOut as a social worker and was currently working as a Sr. Vocational Rehabilitation Counselor at the Department of Rehabilitation. Music was his favorite hobby and also had a passion for the Chargers and Dodgers. His parents and family were proud of all of his accomplishments. We would like to thank the entire staff in the ICU department at Pioneers Memorial Hospital for their attentive care.
He was preceded in death by his grandfather, Jesus Paez Tirado.
He is survived by his parents, Fausto and Olivia Payan; two brothers, Fausto and Christian Payan all from Calexico; his grandmother, aunts, uncles and cousins.
Visitation will be held on Thursday, November 21, 2013 from 6 to 9 p.m. at Our Lady of Guadalupe in Calexico, with rosary at 7 p.m. Mass will be held on Friday, November 22, 2013 at 9 a.m. at Our Lady of Guadalupe in Calexico. Burial will immediately follow at Mountain View Cemetery.