Durango High School student Andrew Rodriguez died from injuries suffered in a car accident on Saturday, May 12, 2012, near Lemon Reservoir. He was 16.
Andrew was born to Deanna Hitchcock and Abel Rodriguez on March 16, 1996, in Llano, Texas.
His family said his final days were spent doing what he most enjoyed – fishing, camping and playing video games.
“We will always remember Andrew as the person he wanted to be,” his family said.
Andrew is survived by his mother, Deanna Hitchcock, of Durango; father, Abel Rodriguez, of Granite Shoals, Texas; sister, Kimberly Rodriguez, of Granite Shoals; paternal grandparents, Manual and Georgia Rodriguez, of Granite Shoals; one nephew; and numerous aunts, uncles and cousins.
No services are planned.
A memorial fund has been established at Wells Fargo Bank in Durango in the name of Deanna Hitchcock.