Feb. 11, Gabe Garza passed away in his sleep at home in Shandon after a short and violent fight with cancer. Born and raised in Atascadero, he is survived by his two daughters, Amanda Garza and Amber Garza Leach, his son-in-law Ty Leach, his grandchildren Javari and Kalia Leach, his father, Rudolph Garza, his five siblings, and many, many extended family members.
Gabe was preceded in death by his mother, Guadalupe Garza.
He leaves behind his wife of 20 years, Beatriz Garza, her children Daniel and Tatum, and another granddaughter, Skylar.
Memorial services will be held this Saturday, Feb. 24, beginning at 3 p.m. at the Kingdom Hall on Gilead Lane, in Paso Robles, followed by a potluck reception at the Women’s Center on Main Street, in Templeton, from 5 to 8 p.m.