Tony Torres, 48, Brawley passed away on Monday, October 5, 2020. He was born on January 15, 1972 in El Centro, CA and later married Sylvia Marie Gonzales-Torres on September 24, 2020 in Yuma, AZ. Tony was a lifelong resident of Brawley, graduating from Brawley Union High School in June of 1990. He loved spending time with his family always ensuring they were his first priority. He enjoyed planning annual trips for his family each summer. Tony was an avid fisherman and enjoyed taking his boat out to meet up with friends from his fishing club. His high school memories of playing basketball created a love for watching his son, Ryan, and he would drive anywhere to watch him play with the Brawley Wildcats. Tony was a diehard Los Angeles Lakers fan but also would take any bet and cheer on the Denver Broncos as family and friends can attest to. Anyone who had ever met him knows that he easily made friends anywhere he went. He was preceded in death by his maternal grandfather, Encarnacion Herrera; paternal grandmother, Margarita Urrutia Rojas and paternal grandfather, Mike Rojas. Tony is survived by his wife, Sylvia Marie Gonzales-Torres of Brawley, CA; son, Ryan Anthony Torres of Brawley, CA; daughter, Raeyna Marie Torres of Brawley, CA; father, Antonio Urrutia Torres of Brawley, CA; mother, Delia Herrera Torres of Brawley, CA; brothers, Harvey H. (Jessica) Torres of Imperial, CA; Leonard H. (Janet) and Christopher H. Torres of Brawley, CA; grandmother, Antonia Padilla Herrera of Brawley, CA; father-in-law and spouse, Johnny C. and (Angelica) Gonzales; numerous nieces, nephews, extended family and friends. Private services were held.
Published in Imperial Valley Press Online from Oct. 23 to Oct. 26, 2020.