Lawrence Larry Salcido Preciado 59, devoted Son, Brother, Husband, Father, Tata, and Friend, was called home to the Lord on July 14, 2008. He was born on March 12, 1949 in Superior, AZ to Florencio and Toni Preciado. He is preceded in death by his father Florencio Preciado and Stepfather Freddy Grado. He is survived by his Mother Toni Preciado, Brother Richard Susie Preciado, Sister Susan Michael Martinez, Wife Norma Angulo Preciado, Daughters Monique Luis Lamadrid, Nichol Gilbert Shrum and Son Anthony Diane Preciado, Granddaughters Bridget, Gaby, and Adeline, Grandson Reymundo, soon to-be born grandson Anthony Lawrence Eugene, and many nieces and nephews. Larry was a member of the Sheet Metal Workers Union Local 359, and was an employee of the City of Phoenix. Larry was a fantastic artist. He loved spending time with his family, his green Chevy truck, riding his bike, eating breakfast at McDonalds with his granddaughter Adeline, going to Rocky Pointe, and going to Bingo with his mom, with his lucky blue dot in his pocket. Larry’s life was dedicated to tending to his beloved nieces, nephews, beautiful grandchildren, and making beautiful memories. Larry’s relationship with our Lord Jesus Christ, strengthened during the last month and a half of his life. Larry is now flying with the Angels. We love you; you’ll be in our hearts forever. Until we meet again, somewhere over the rainbow. We would like to express our sincerest gratitude to Dr. Jeromy S. Brink, who helped us through this journey and showed us the greatest amount of compassion. You have been an Angel sent to us. Our dad’s celebration of life will be on Saturday, July 19, 2008 at St. Gregory Catholic Church, located at 3424 North 18th Avenue Phoenix, Arizona 85015. Visitation 9:30a.m. 10:00a.m., Rosary 10:00a.m.11:00a.m. and Mass 11:00a.m.12:00p.m. Burial immediately following the mass at St. Francis Cemetery 2033 North 48th Street Phoenix, Arizona 85008. Flowers or donations can be sent to St. Gregory Catholic School Adopt A Student Program 3424 North 18th Avenue Phoenix, Arizona 85015.