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Zach R. Young

Zach R. Young, age 24 of Carlsbad, passed away on October 2, 2020, in his

home. Zach was born on August 6, 1996, in Carlsbad, NM. He lived in

Carlsbad his entire life, attending school at Pate Elementary, PR Leyva, and

then graduated from Carlsbad High School in 2014. He was every teacher’s

model student and finished school 12th in his class. Zach will be remembered

by his friends and former teachers for his sense of humor, his manners and

his heart of gold.

Zach was diagnosed with a brain tumor in the summer of 2015. He was

courageous during his journey and never gave up. He made the decision to

use his diagnosis as an opportunity to help raise awareness about his type of

tumor in hopes for a cure for future patients. Zach had many people that

provided care for him during his journey.

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