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Emily A. Brown-2018 / Richard Brown Jr

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Emily A. Brown-2018 /
Richard Brown Jr. 2015
Emily Alice (Suazo) Brown who
passed away on March 4,
2018 was born at Taos Pueblo
to Mr. and Mrs. Alfred B. Suazo
on April 8, 1937. Emily atten-
ded Taos Day School and
Haskell Institute, Lawrence,
Kansas. Emily was married to
Richard Brown Jr. Richard who
passed away in 2015 was from
the Northern Arapaho Tribe and
was a traditional and Grass
Dancer. Emily and Richard over
the years enjoyed the pow wow
life being one of the early and
regular campers at the Taos
Pueblo Pow Wow. Emily and
Richard had an adopted son
Larry Brown what preceded
them in death. In recent years
Emily lived with her Godson Gil-
bert Suazo Jr. and his son Eli.
Emily is survived by her broth-
er Gilbert Suazo Sr. and his
wife Martha, brother Fidel, sis-
ter Alfreda Martinez and hus-
band Paul, brother Richard As-
penwind, Godson Gilbert Suazo
Jr. and son Eli, nieces Reva
Ann Suazo, Karen Jean Suazo,
Gail Martinez and husband
Roberto, Michelle Suazo and
daughter Marian, nephews
Daniel, Terry and Alfred Suazo
and wife Valerie, Ryan Suazo,
great nieces Tiana and Sonia
Suazo, Holly Mariah Sanchez,
Alexandra, Alia, and Alena Glor-
ia Martinez, great nephews Al-
fred Anton, Aspen, Aidan, Juli-
an, and Allen Suazo, Henry
Sanchez, Gabriel Martinez, and
a favorite Aunt Rose Concha,
family friends Jay Concha, Kar-
en Martinez, Reesa Sawyer,
Donald Martinez, Bernie Lujan
and many relatives among the
Suazo and Mirabal and other
families at Taos Pueblo. Emily
was interned at the Las Cruces
Cemetery next to her soulmate
Richard Brown. We thank all
who assisted and helped our
family with donations of money,
food and kind words. We thank
the Holy Cross doctors, nurses
and staff, Mountain Home Care
and staff, Taos Pueblo Com-
munity Health Services staff,
Home Care Giver Lenora Lujan,
Deacon Donald Martinez, Fath-
er Simeon from Penasco, Fath-
er Gutierrez, the Taos Pueblo
Fiscales and Sheriffs, the Taos
Pueblo Governor's Office, Taos
Pueblo Guadalupanas, those
ladies who prepared Emily in
her final attire, and those men
who helped at the gravesite
and as pall bearers.

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