Santiago, Carlos Alberto Gabriel

Santiago, Carlos Alberto Gabriel

January 7, 1961 – August 25, 2016
Age 55 of New Richmond, WI. Born in Rio Piedras, Puerto Rico on January 7, 1961, Carlos was raised in Fajardo, Puerto Rico and went to college in Mayaguez, Puerto Rico. He moved to Minnesota in 1992. Carlos passed away on August 25, 2016 in Saint Paul, Minnesota. He was preceded in death by his dad, Alberto Santiago Mateo, his brother, Alberto Santiago, Jr. and his mom, Myrta Gabriel. He is survived by his daughter, Angela Ivelisse Santiago, age 15, (Puerto Rico); his brother, Luis Roberto Santiago (Puerto Rico) and his sister, Ytmar Santiago and brother-in-law Eric Crandall (Wisconsin), as well as niece and nephews, many cousins, aunts and uncles. Carlos was a Mechanical Engineer and worked in Minnesota for many years, having retired recently after heart surgery. He was a very happy and friendly guy who loved to fish and golf. He will be remembered fondly by his many friends in the Twin Cities and New Richmond, Wisconsin, where he had moved a few years ago to live closer to his sister. As was his wish, Carlos will be buried in Fajardo, Puerto Rico later this year. A celebration of life among his friends in the Twin Cities is pending, (Published in Star Tribune on Sept. 3, 2016)