Daisy Ruiz Obituary (2023) – Yuma, AZ

Daisy Jessari Joy Ruiz

August 29, 1996 – December 28, 2022

Daisy Jessari-Joy Ruiz (Aqw sh) was 26 years old, vibrant, intelligent, free spirited young woman who went to the lord on December 28, 2022.

Daisy was born on August 29, 1996, in Yuma, Arizona. She graduated from Milwaukee High School of the Arts in 2015. She was very passionate about art and loved to travel. She enjoyed the worlds beauty, focusing on the arts and food of the world. She was a very proud member of the Quechan Indian Tribe and loved her Indigenous culture. She was a wonderful big sister, she loved to care for her siblings and be with them. She cherished all her family.

She is survived by her Paternal Great Grandmother, Ressie Watts; paternal grandfather, James Ruiz Sr.; Paternal Grandmother, Rosemary Feeney; maternal grandfather, Leonard Snowden; maternal grandmother Valverine Barley; Father, James Ruiz-Rezgui Jr. and Mother, Clelane Snowden of Winterhaven, California; adoptive father, Arnold Buford; her brothers, Ahdarrion Cleveland, William Buford, Klee Junior Kolowitz, Robert Kolowitz Jr, Jamison Truckenmiller; her sister, Primrose Flicker; Uncles, Jason Ruiz, Justin Ruiz, Maximillian Ruiz; Aunts, Eva Ruiz, Brittney Ruiz, Deloni Taylor and all her cousins, family and adoring friends.

She is preceded in death by her Maternal Great Grandmother, Jacqueline Duro; maternal grandfather, Mark Barley; Uncle, Brandon Ruiz and Aunt, Jessica Ruiz.

The viewing will be held on Saturday, January 14, 2023, from 2:00 pm to 4:30 pm at Yuma Mortuary. Following will be Traditional Services at the Quechan Indian Reservation Big House at 5:00 pm with cremation at 5:00 am. Daisy’s final resting place will be at the Quechan Cemetery.

Pallbearers will be: Fernando Castro, Joseph Aragon Jr., Alfonso Aragon, Kosmic Greene, Maximillian Ruiz, Justin Ruiz, Mosaes Comet, John Shepard III, Neil Hill Jr., Mario Jarmillo, Brittney Ruiz, and Eva Ruiz.

Honorary Pallbearers will be: James Ruiz Jr., James Ruiz Sr., Vito Watts, Warren Flame, Jacob Menta, Timothy Williams, Ahdarrion Cleveland, Arnold Buford, Frank Comet, Barry Comet, Jason Ruiz, Leonard Snowden, William Buford, Travis Manchado , and Jake Owens.

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Published by Yuma Sun on Jan. 12, 2023.

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