Journal North (New Mexico) December 2, 2003
JOSEPH BRIGIDO CRESPIN, 41, of Las Vegas, N.M., died Friday.
He graduated from West Las Vegas High School and become an independent business owner with an auto body shop, which grew into the successful Las Vegas Towing. He shared his resources, helping people in need, to sponsoring La Plaza Little League's Las Vegas Towing T-ball team.
He was preceded in death by his grandmother, Dora R. Vigil; maternal grandfather, Brijido Chavez; paternal grandfather, Margarito Romero; and brother-in-law, Joseph Chavez.
He is survived by his wife, Sandra Crespin; children, Justine and Joseph M. Crespin, and Michaelann Cavazos, all of Las Vegas, N.M.; mother, Helen Gutierrez of Albuquerque; father, Johnny James Crespin of Las Vegas, N.M.; brothers, Frankie Crespin of Phoenix and James Crespin of San Diego; sister, Julie Crespin of Albuquerque; and many other relatives.
Mass will be celebrated at 10 a.m. today at the Immaculate Conception Church with burial to follow at the San Jose Cemetery. Rogers Mortuary, Las Vegas, N.M. (505) 425-3511.