Jacinto F. (Jack) Avalos, born April 18, 1924, was received into heaven on September 22, 2020. He was a loving husband, devoted father, and attentive grandfather and great-grandfather. He was preceded in death by his loving wife, Josephine, daughter Veronica and son Larry. Jacinto and Josephine spent 62 loving years together. He is survived by his children Jackie (Fred) Gribble, son-in-law Fred Trujillo, Sandy (Ron) Wilkins, Rick (Carmen) Avalos, John, Liz, Patrick, Christine (Bill) Kimel. Jacinto was a loving grandfather to Freddy, Angela, Richelle, Chris, Tony, Sonia, Laura, Eric, Felicia, Zeke, Athena, Daniel, Billy, and Cassandra. He was also loved by 19 great-grandchildren.
Jacinto was a talented and gifted Master Photographer. He was the founder of Avalos Photography and practiced his art for 65 years. He received numerous awards during his lifetime for his tremendous talents in photography. Most notably, he was the recipient of the 2018 ASP (American Society of Photographers) Honorary Fellowship degree and received a Lifetime Achievement award from Latino Chamber of Commerce in 2012. He was a lifetime member of the Professional Photographers of Colorado, Professional Photographers of America and the American Society of Photographers.
His memory will forever live in the hearts of those that knew him. The Avalos family wishes to extend our most sincere gratitude and appreciation to Bruce McCandless Veterans Community Living Center. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the PPC Jack Avalos scholarship fund.
Rosary, 10:00 a.m., funeral Mass 11 a.m. both Friday, October 2, at Holy Family Parish,
2827 Lakeview Ave. Limited seating due to gathering restrictions. Mask required.
In lieu of flowers donations made be made to the Jack Avalos Scholarship fund at http://ppcolorado.com/about-us/jack-avalos-honorary-scholarship/
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