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Art Quevedo Ramos

July 24, 1943 - December 22, 2020

Art Quevedo Ramos of Calipatria, formerly of San Diego passed away on December 22, 2020. He was born July 24, 1943 in Brawley and attended schools in Brawley, IVC and schools in San Diego. 

He retired from the California Dept. of Transportation as an Engineering DE. He was a former officer with the U.S. Dept. of Justice. 

He served in the U.S. Army from 1968 to 1970 and was a decorated combat infantryman with the first infantry division in Vietnam.

Art was a member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 7420 in San Diego and the American Legion Post 60 in Brawley. 

While residing in Brawley, he was a volunteer with the Brawley Fire Dept. 

He enjoyed being with his friends, brothers and sisters-in-law. His hobbies were remodeling his home, gardening, and though a self-described “Lousy Fisherman,” he tried to catch a few with his buddies. 

He was preceded in death by his parents Donato Ramos and Maria Quevedo Ramos and by his brother Daniel Ramos. 

Art is survived by his dear wife Elsi; brother, Ricardo Ramos (Lydia) of Brawley; and sister, Connie Ramos of Brawley; sisters-in-law, Olivia Ramos of Brawley, Luz, and Celia of Mexicali and Yolanda Bonillas of Imperial. He is also survived by his grandchildren, Isabela and Marcela Drew of Lake Forestm plus numerous nieces and nephews and many dear friends and extended family, and his loving pets. 

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