Alejandro Cruz Perez

Durango resident Alejandro Cruz Perez died from injuries suffered in a car accident Sunday, April 8, 2012, near Ignacio. He was 30.

Mr. Cruz Perez was born too Mariano Cruz Martinez and Elena Perez Encino on Oct. 21, 1981, in Ocosingo, Chiapas, Mexico.

He had been in the Durango area for last seven years. Mr. Cruz Perez was a drywall finisher and worked at various job sites.

He enjoyed playing soccer and played in the city of Durango recreation leagues.

Mr. Cruz Perez is survived by his father, Mariano Cruz Martinez, of Ocosingo; companion, Jolene Silas, of Durango; a son in Utah; and extended family in Mexico.

Visitation will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday, April 12, 2012, at Hood Mortuary, 1261 East Third Ave. A family funeral and burial will be held in Ocosingo at a later date.