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Benavidez, Lucy O.

Lucy Benavidez, 100, peacefully departed on Saturday, March 19, 2016 in Scottsdale, Arizona. She was born in Dixon, New Mexico. She attended McCurdy boarding school in her elementary years, graduated from Menaul High School in Albuq, New Mexico. She resided in Albuquerque then moved to be with her daughter in Scottsdale, Arizona in 2009.

Lucy was preceded in death by her parents, Diego Valdez and Beatrice Salazar Valdez of Dixon, New Mexico, two brothers, Alfonso Valdez, Rev Eluid Valdez, two sisters, Ella Garcia and Mary Romero.

She is survived by three loving children, Evelyn Chavez, Scottsdale, Arizona, Martha and husband Tony Sanchez, Daniel and wife, Sharon Benavidez of Albuquerque. Lucy is also survived by six grandchildren; 11 great grandchildren; and one great-great grandchild.

Lucy attended Second Presbyterian Church in Albuquerque.

Memorial services will be celebrated on Saturday, April 2, 2016 at Sunset Memorial Chapel, located at 924 Menaul Blvd NE at 1:00 pm.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made to fund development, 1510 E Flower St., Phoenix, Arizona.

The family wishes to express their gratitude to in Scottsdale, Arizona for their support, compassion and professionalism.
Published in Albuquerque Journal from Mar. 31 to Apr. 1, 2016
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