Sons, Leo Vasquez and Daniel Lara Jr., both of Salinas; daughters, Tammy Lara of Salinas and Lucille Drake of Barstow; sisters, Flaminia Connizo of Colorado, Bernice Cordova of Salinas, Joann Martinez of New Mexico, Marsha Burgos of Arizona and Beatrice De La Rosa of San Diego; brothers, George Cruz of Salinas and Richard Cruz of Idaho; five grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. * Visitation: 1 to 9 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 20, at Healey Mortuary, 405 N. Sanborn Road, Salinas. * Funeral services: 1 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 21, at Echoes from Calvary Pentecostal Church of God, 1025 Post Drive, Salinas. * Inurnment: After the war, he attended the University of Omaha, where he played football and completed a bachelor of science degree in business and engineering and a master of science degree in education in 1952.
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