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Rex Gygax, 91, passed away peacefully at home in Alamogordo, NM on November 29, 2016, after a brief battle with cancer. He is survived by his wife Arlene J. Gygax and six children.

The Gygax family has entrusted their loved one to the care of Hamilton-O'Dell Funeral Home. After cremation, Rex will be inurned at Santa Fe National Cemetery.

A visitation will be held Monday, 5 December, from 5:00 -7:00 PM in the meeting room of the Otero County Electric Cooperative in Cloudcroft.

A funeral mass will be held Wednesday, 7 December at 4:00 PM at the Sacred Heart Mission Catholic Church in Cloudcroft.

Rex was a graduate of the US Naval Academy at Annapolis, class of 1947, and went on to serve in the Navy for 30 years, retiring as a Captain.

After retirement, Rex and his wife Arlene moved to Cloudcroft where he spent 9 years volunteering at the Cloudcroft Emergency Medical Service.

In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made in his name to Friends of the Cloudcroft EMS, P.O. Box 484, Cloudcroft, NM 88317.

To sign the online register book and read more about Rex's life, please visit
Published in Alamogordo Daily News from Dec. 3, 2016 to Jan. 2, 2017
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