David Criado passed away on April 23, 2015, after a long battle with pancreatic cancer.
David was born in Lubbock, Texas, and graduated from Lubbock High in 1983 as a member of the TTU Mesa program.
David was raised with a strong work ethic as a young man. He went on to join the USAF and served and protected our country for 22 years. He was stationed in Hawaii, Georgia, Spain, Italy, Okinawa, Turkey, Bahrain, Uzbekistan, Afghanistan, Texas, Honduras, and retired in Washington.
David went on to work for Boeing as a machinist; he was part of the lam 751 union, and he worked from Everett to Fredrickson. He loved his job.
David enjoyed working in his yard and taking care of his house. He didn't do much fishing, but he did enjoy it when he did. He also enjoyed foods from around the world and loved watching the food channels with his family. He also loved reading, movies, and music.
David's greatest values in life were his wife, Yvonne (Vierra) Criado, and his daughters, Isabelle Rose Criado and Gabrielle Criado. He also had his best friend, Toby, a 5-year-old Alaskan Malamute.
David was preceded in death by his father, Jose Santos Criado. He is survived by his mother, Eleanor (Gallegos, Criado) Lee; his stepfather, Robert E. Lee; his brothers, Joey Criado and Andy Criado; and his sister Angelica Criado; along with many nieces and nephews.