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Griego, Daniel

Daniel Griego

Services: Have been held.

Daniel D. “Chief” Griego, 58, of Santa Rosa, died Wednesday, May 26, 2004, at his home.

He was born on May 10, 1946, in Santa Rosa, to Felix P. and Amalia Duran Griego.

He got into the newspaper business and spanned his career for over 27 years. He was the sports editor for the Santa Rosa Digest, the Guadalupe Communicator and was recently working for the Santa Rosa News where he recently won the E.H. Shaffer Award from the New Mexico Press Association for the weekly newspaper class II General News Photo.

Survivors include a brother, Arturo Griego (and wife, Terry) of Santa Rosa; five sisters, Herlinda Talbott (Louie) of Ohio, Lydia Martinez and Ida Lopez, both of Santa Rosa, Clorie Gallegos (Steve) of Puerto De Luna, and Nancy Gant of Albuquerque; and a very special niece, Olga Muniz (Joey) of Santa Rosa.

A rosary is scheduled for 7 p.m. Friday at St. Rose of Lima Church in Santa Rosa.

Father Nick Nichols will officiate the services.

Burial will be at St. Joseph Cemetery in Santa Rosa.

Arrangements are by Chavez Funeral Home of Santa Rosa.

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