Flora Garcia

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Garcia, Flora "Jean"

Flora "Jean" Garcia, age 71, passed away peacefully on Thursday, July 13, 2017 after suffering a lengthy battle with breast cancer. Flora Jean (Brown) was born in Koosharem, UT on June 24, 1946 to Lester Garnell Brown and Dorthy Gleaue. She was raised in Richfield, UT where she attended high school. On May 05, 1979 Jean married her husband of 38 years, John A. Garcia in Tustin, CA.

Jean also completed work at BYU and Cal State University, Long Beach. Jean worked at McDonald Douglas for 13 years in Long Beach CA, and later at La Cueva High School in Albuquerque, NM for 10 years.

Jean is preceded in death by her parents Lester Garnell Brown and Dorthy Gleaue and her brother Samuel Brown. She is survived by her husband, John A. Garcia; son, Bryce Garnell Garcia; and daughter, Brianna Jeanine Garcia, all of Albuquerque, NM; brothers, Robert Brown, Michael and Ross Shedden; and sister, Patricia Schwampe, and an aunt Ana Lou Williams, all of the Salt Lake City area; and her beloved dog Porter.

"Heaven was created for saints like Jean and she will be deeply missed by many." A Celebration of Life will be held at 11:00 am on Thursday, August 3, 2017 at Daniels Family Funeral Services, Wyoming Chapel 7601 Wyoming Blvd. NE. A reception will immediately follow the service in the Wyoming Sun Room Reception Center, from 12:00 pm to 2:00 pm.Inurnment will be held at 2:15 pm on Friday, August 4, 2017 at Santa Fe National Cemetery.

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Arrangements have been entrusted to:

Daniels Family Funeral Services

Wyoming Chapel

7601 Wyoming Blvd NE

Albuquerque, NM 87109

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Albuquerque, NM 87109
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Published in Albuquerque Journal on July 23, 2017
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