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Unruh, Shawn Christian



Shawn Christian Unruh was born on August 25, 1975 in Newton, Kansas to Sue and Warren Unruh. His dream was to serve his country and accomplished this by joining the United States Marine Corps in 1993 upon graduation of high school. He was injured and medically discharged from the Marine Corps and subsequently remained in Albuquerque, NM where he met the love of his life, Alicia. They wed July 3, 2003. Despite his disability, Shawn continued to be inspiring, optimistic and the person we all know today. He enjoyed skiing, scuba diving, traveling the world, hunting, and fishing. He truly lived life to the fullest. He touched many lives and will be missed by all. Our world will not be the same without him.

He is survived by his wife Alicia; mother Sue and father Warren of Newton, Kansas; brothers Daniel May, Chad Allen and wife Heidi, Marcus Allen and wife Nicole, Justin Allen; sisters Windy Jones and April and her husband Dave McElroy; as well numerous close family and friends.

His interment will be Friday July 8th at 3pm at the Santa Fe National Cemetery with a reception following at the family home.
Published in Albuquerque Journal on July 7, 2016
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