Ricardo (Ricky) Sergio Trujillo, father, grandfather, brother and uncle passed away Tuesday, July 20, 2021 at the age of 63, at his home surrounded by his loving family after losing a long and valiant battle with cancer.
Ricky was born August 2, 1957 to Ramona and Clorovi “Lou” Trujillo and grew up in Layton, Utah. In his youth Ricky earned his black belt in Taekwondo under his father, Master Lou. He graduated early from Layton High School, and went on to work in the oil fields and as a journeyman machinist. He was well known for being a skilled billiards player and for his excellent Fat Fingers beef jerky. His passions included fishing at Lost Creek, playing cards with his siblings, and spending time with his granddaughter. Ricky was a lifelong fan of the Utah Jazz and Denver Broncos, he always believed “this is our year.” Despite personal struggles, Ricky had the biggest heart and always cared for those around him.
Ricky is survived by his children Jamie Trujillo (Jason), Derrick Trujillo (Ausha), granddaughter Arya Trujillo, siblings: Gloria Mendoza (Jose), Louie Trujillo, Belinda Gear, Yevette Gallegos (Jim), Maria Cartin (David), Antionette Trujillo, and many nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents Louie and Ramona Trujillo, sister Dahlia White, and brother Joseph Trujillo.
The family would like to express a special thank you to his medical teams at McKay-Dee Hospital. Through the excellent care of his Oncology, Hospice, and Primary Care medical teams Ricky was given more time with his family and we are forever grateful for the extra years.
Burial services will be held at the Ogden City Cemetery on September 25th at 1PM. Ricky’s remains will be buried at his mother and father’s grave where he will rest with his family. All of Ricky’s friends and family are welcome to attend.
In lieu of flowers the family suggests donations to the Ogden Rescue Mission or the Lantern House.