Gerald A. Cruz, 57, passed away April 21, 2010, with family by his side in Colorado Springs.

He was born in Trinidad Nov. 2, 1952, to Esther Beverly Zamora and Manuel Joseph Cruz.

He loved the outdoors, family, riding his bike, fishing, hunting and playing the harmonica.

Preceding him in death are his parents, Esther Zamora and Manuel Cruz; brother, James (Ronnie) Cruz; brother-in-law, Eugene Mike Cortez, and nephew, Manuel Joseph Cruz.

Survivors are daughters, Sararose Montoya, Jessica Montoya and Sammy Borrego and grandson, Adrian P. Borrego; sisters, Alice Martinez, Washington; Gloria Cruz, Colorado Springs; Beverly Gurule, Castle Rock and Josephine Sanchez, Trinidad; brothers, Joe Cruz, Colorado Springs and Raymond Zamora, Las Animas; also numerous nieces and nephews.

Funeral was held Thursday, April 29, at Faith Christian Fellowship with Pastor Bill Frashuer officiating.

Burial services to follow at the Trinidad Catholic Cemetery.