Celia LaCrue, 78, passed away March 24, 2018. She was born August 28, 1939 in Troy, CO to DG and Cleopatra (Wren) Montoya who precede her in death along with brothers, Leroy, Frank, and David Montoya; sister, Tillie Trujillo. She loved to garden with her flowers, bowling and dancing. Her enjoyment was spending time with her grandchildren, and people in general. She also loved to spend time with her “little jalepeno”, Leah. Celia leaves to cherish her memory; her loving husband of 52 years, Floyd F. LaCrue; children, Eric Montoya, Ken LaCrue, and Bobbie (David) Benavidez; brother, Phil Montoya; grandchildren, Leah Benavidez, Erica Frandsen, Alicia Montoya; great-grandchildren, Kinleigh and Emma; special aunt, Madeline Lucero; brother and sister-in-laws, Lucy Montoya, Frank (Geraldine) LaCrue, Mike (Mary) LaCrue, Napolean LaCrue, Stella Foster, Viola LaCrue, Judith Sanchez; special primo, Frank Velarde; numerous nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends that will miss her dearly.