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David Johnny Garduno

October 24, 1946 — September 1, 2023

David Garduno, 76, beloved Father, Son, and Brother, was called to his eternal resting place on September 1 in his hometown of Albuquerque, New Mexico.

He entered this world on October 23, 1946, in Espanola, NM, born to Benacio and Estefanita Garduno. After graduating high school, he enlisted in the army as an MP. He opened his first restaurant, Taco Flats, in 1969, kickstarting a 45-year career as a restaurateur of Garduno's restaurants. He is survived by his daughter, Laura Lopez; daughter, Theresa Kelly; daughter, Jeannine Kosel; son, David Garduno; sister, Irene Hainey; sister, Olivia Perez; brother, Rick Garduno; sister, Sylvia Cordova; brother, Manuel Garduno; brother, Tony Garduno; and preceded in death by brother Donald Garduno.

David will be honored at a celebration of life service, which will be held on September 19 at 11:00 am at Calvary Chapel, 4001 Osuna Rd NE. His burial will be held on September 20 at 2:30 pm at the Santa Fe National Cemetery, 501 N Guadalupe St., Santa Fe, NM

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Tuesday, September 19, 2023

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