YOU ARE HERE: IVPress HomeCollectionsBrawley


March 30, 2001

A celebration of life memorial is pending for Jewel, formerly Jewel Taylor, 71, of Brawley, who died Thursday in El Centro Regional Medical Center.

Mrs. Taylor was born Feb. 9, 1930, in Green River, Ill.

Survivors include her daughter and son-in-law, Julie and David Malan of Brawley; daughter, Sherry Mullen of El Centro; brother, Lowell Leftridge Jr. of West Covina; and seven grandchildren.


Visitation will be from 6 to 9 p.m. Sunday in Frye Chapel & Mortuary in Brawley for Ramon C. Dominguez, 79, of Brawley. who died Wednesday in Royal Convalescent Hospital in Brawley. Rosary will be said at 7 p.m.

Mass will be celebrated at 8:30 a.m. Monday in Our Lady of Perpetual Help Catholic Church in Brawley with the Rev. Jorge H. Moreno officiating.


Burial will be in Riverview Cemetery in Brawley.

Mr. Dominguez was born Aug. 31, 1921, in El Paso, Texas. He came to the Imperial Valley as a boy and attended schools in Brawley. He began working in agriculture and would follow the seasonal harvest, working in the Imperial and San Joaquin valleys.

He later worked as a labor contractor and as a truck driver. He married Ramona Huerta in Yuma in 1950.

He was a member of Our Lady of Perpetual Help Catholic Church and was very much a family man, according to family.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Ramona Dominguez, on Aug. 10, 1997; son, Enrique Rodriguez in 1995; daughter, Maria Jesusita Dominguez in 1956; and brothers Juan, Genaro and Francisco Dominguez.

Survivors include his son, Roberto Dominguez of Brawley; son and daughter-in-law, Nolberto and Esperanza Dominguez of Brawley; daughters and sons-in-law, Armida and Carlos Benavides and Martha and Enrique Garcia, all of Brawley; daughter, Olivia Dominguez-Martinez of Brawley; brothers, Cristobal Dominguez of Gilroy, Lorenzo Dominguez of El Paso, Texas, Eluterio Dominguez of San Martin and Vicente Dominguez of Brawley; sisters, Poly Delgado of Ciudad Juarez, Mexico, Maria Gutierrez of San Jose and Cely Rodriguez of El Paso; 12 grandchildren, three great-grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews.


Visitation will be from 7 p.m. to midnight Sunday in Apostolic Church in Brawley for Ysidro U. "Tico" Salazar, 61, of Brawley, who died Tuesday in University of California San Diego Medical Center.

Funeral services will be at 9 a.m. Monday in the church. The Rev. Jaime Santos will officiate.

Burial will be in Riverview Cemetery in Brawley.

Mr. Salazar was born May 15, 1939, in Brawley, and was raised there. He began working for the Clinicas De Salud Del Pueblo in Brawley in the 1980s.

He enjoyed spending time with his family.

He was preceded in death by his mother, Josephine U. Diaz, in 1992; and a sister, Tomasa Vargas, in 1997.

Survivors include his wife, Anita Salazar of Brawley; sons, Ysidro Salazar Jr. of Chula Vista and Andrew Salazar of Brawley; daughter, Paula SaldaƱa of San Diego; granddaughters, Meranda and Andrea Salazar, both of Brawley; sisters, Virginia Valdivia of Reedley and Andrea Armstrong and Carlota Rodriguez, both of Brawley; sister and brother-in-law, Ramona and Larry Alvarez of El Centro; mother-in-law, Carlota Cardoza of Brawley; and numerous nieces and nephews.

Imperial Valley Press Online Articles