West Resthaven Funeral Home & Resthaven Park Cemetery

6450 West Northern Ave, Glendale, AZ


Alejandro Sanchez Galaviz Sr.

August 19, 1942July 29, 2020

Alejandro Sanchez Galaviz, Sr. passed away on July 29, 2020.

He was born on August 19, 1942 in Mexicali, Mexico to the late Pedro Galaviz and Irene Sanchez.

Alex married the love of his life Sofia on January 1, 1964. They shared 46 years of marriage prior to her passing on November 21, 2010.

He was a hard worker all his life and he spent many years as a painter both commercially and industrially.

Alex is survived by six children Alex, Jr. (Denise), Elizabeth (Ray), Gloria, Ruben (Veronica), Pedro (Jolene) & Adrian, five sisters Elizama, Amelia, Esther, Maria, & Marcy and one brother George, 18 grandchildren Michael, Alex, III, Jessica, Janay (Manuel), Marcos, Christina, Martin, Richard (Chelsey), Lorissa, Areanna, Brandon, Xavier, Alyssa, Sofie, Jacob, Olyvia, Gunner & Arianni, and nine great grandchildren Alex IV, Ayden, Cynthia, Jayden, Cruz, Elayna, Kiesa, Avi & Audrina.

In addition to his wife and parents he was preceded in death by two siblings Isaac & Elizabeth, grandson Maurice & great grandson Ezano.

Due to COVID-19 services will be private. Burial will take place at Glendale Memorial Park.

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