Francisco Salas Quitugua

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August 14, 1947~March 1, 2011

Francisco 'Frank' Salas Quitugua passed away in Fort Bragg, CA on March 1, 2011 at the age of 63. He was born in Guam on August 14, 1947 to Francisco and Guadalupe Quitugua. At the age of 5, he moved with his family to Washington. When Frank was 17, he enlisted in the Navy. He served for twelve years including two tours in Vietnam. While serving in Europe, he met and married Della. They divorced in 1992. Frank worked in restaurant management for the past 33 years. In Fort Bragg he gave to his community by volunteering at the senior center and through the Lion's club where he served as President. Frank is survived by his daughters, Tania Gitch, Amanda Strouse, and Breanna Quitugua; brothers, Dan Quitugua, David Quitugua; and half brother, Frank Matanane; sisters, Florence McMahon, Mary Martin, and Lydia Ripley. He is also survived by six grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews. He will be lovingly remembered for his kindness, generosity and easy-going personality.

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Published in The Columbian on May 11, 2011
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