Eleanor Castillo, 56 years old, passed away in her home in Salt Lake City, Utah on July 11, 2021, after a long battle with cancer. She was born on September 14, 1964, in Las Vegas, New Mexico the daughter of late Juanita Castillo.
She is survived by her son and son-in-law Dave and Douglas Castillo; grandchildren Damien, Jenisis, and Zeriah Castillo; sister and brother-in-law Melba and Steve Mora; brother and sister-in-law Floyd and Emily Castillo; nephews and nieces Hope, Joy, Estevan, Lorenzo, and Melissa.
She was proceeded in death by her mother Juanita Castillo and niece Raquel Mora.
Eleanor enjoyed the simple things in life. She had a young spirit. She enjoyed playing games with her son, walks outside, organizing, cooking, baking, and loved to discover new foods. She valued her independence and embraced it with pride. She will always be remembered by her loved ones with her acts of kindness by sending gifts or packages to celebrate each holiday, birthday, and any special occasion. She was loved and will be missed by many.
A memorial service will be held at 11:00 AM on Saturday, July 17, 2021, at Gospel Light Baptist Church, 1500 Southern Blvd SE, Rio Rancho, NM 87124.
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Published by Albuquerque Journal on Jul. 14, 2021.