Obituaries: Aldo Arias

  • by BAR staff
  • Wednesday August 30, 2023
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Aldo Arias
Aldo Arias

Aldo Arias

July 3, 1965 — August 15, 2023

Aldo Arias, 58, passed away in his sleep on the morning of August 15, 2023, at his home in Albuquerque, New Mexico. Aldo was born on July 3, 1965, in Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico to Arturo and Raquel Arias. He grew up in Guadalajara, along with his brother, Arturo, and sister, Adriana. Aldo worked as a hair stylist/beautician for most of his professional career, which started in Guadalajara and continued in the United States when he immigrated in the late 1980s. He resided in San Francisco from the late 1980s until the end of 2017, when he moved to Albuquerque with his husband, Stan Wonn.

Aldo had many interests, including music, dancing, art, crochet, Mexican cuisine, plants, and pets. He was very sociable, loved to laugh, and made friends easily and for life.

In addition to his husband, Aldo is survived by his brother and sister, both of Guadalajara. He also leaves behind many other family members in Mexico, along with many other friends he made throughout his life. At Aldo's request, no memorial service or funeral will be held. At a future date, his ashes will be scattered in the San Francisco Bay.

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