Tobias E. “Mel” Trujillo, 91, passed away on January 18, 2011, in Virginia Beach, Vir. Trujillo was born Dec. 29, 1919, in Trujillo, Colo. He was the son of the late Tobias and Cleotilde Trujillo, and a U.S. Army veteran of World War II. During his career in construction, Mr. Trujillo worked on the Eisenhower Tunnel and many other projects across Colorado. He was a former member of Immaculate Heart of Mary Catholic Church and the Knights of Columbus.
He is survived by his wife, Susan V. Trujillo; two daughters, Cynthia T. Marchant of Virginia Beach, Vir., and Gerilyn T. and her husband, Dr. Robert Diamond, of Fair Oaks, Calif.; and six grandchildren, Denbeigh Marchant, Andrew Marchant, Lily Diamond, Charles Diamond, Julia Diamond and Jane Diamond.
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