May 21, 1967 - Oct. 16, 2012
Daniel Duarte, 45, passed away on Tuesday October 16th, 2012 at his home in Brawley, CA. He was born May 21st, 1967 in Brawley and was the son of Amelia F. Duarte and Heriberto J. Duarte of Imperial. He grew up in Imperial and graduated from Imperial High School. Daniel worked most of his life with his father and his brother, Richard Duarte in their family business, Duarte Truck and Backhoe Service.
Daniel was a loving and devoted husband, father and family man and a caring friend. He loved fishing, spending time with children and family and watching the History and Discovery Channels. He married Suzanne Zuniga of Brawley, CA on March 6th. Daniel was the kindest person with a big heart and always thought of others. He will always be with us in spirit and will be greatly missed.
A memorial service will be held Wednesday, October 24 at 10 a.m. at Frye Chapel and Mortuary in Brawley with Pastor David Ascencio of Victory Outreach officiating. He will be laid to rest at Evergreen Cemetery in El Centro following the service.
Daniel is survived by his wife, Suzanne Duarte; daughters, Javani Dagnino and Desiree Cortez; sons, Jesse Pulido
and Joseph and Melissa Salazar; mother, Amelia F. Duarte; father, Heriberto J. Duarte; sisters, Antonia Nisperos and husband Frank, Angela Duarte and husband Edward Ibarra, Corina Duarte and husband Albert; brothers, Richard Duarte and wife Connie, Heriberto Duarte and wife Ana, Thomas Duarte and wife Rosa, David Duarte and wife Juanita, Alex Duarte and wife Christina; as well as numerous aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces and nephews.