Obituary: Don Brancato Feb. 24, 1958 – Sept. 16, 2015

DON BRANCATO Feb. 24, 1958 – Sept. 16, 2015

Don Brancato of Rio Rancho, NM passed away September 16, 2015.

He was born in Bayshore, NY on February 24, 1958. He graduated from Los Alamos High School in 1976 and from NMSU where is was a member of Sigma Alpha Epsilon.

While living in Las Vegas, NV he worked in the restaurant business until he retired and moved to Rio Rancho, New Mexico. Don enjoyed sports, gardening and photography. He was famously known for his outstanding sense of humor.

He is survived by his mother Ellie Leavitt; brothers Bob and Tom; sister Laura; nieces Brenda and Liz; and his nephews Richard and John. Also Rocco and Samson Brancato.

A celebration of Don’s life will be on September 26th at 2:30pm at Daniels – Rio Rancho, 4310 Sara Road SE.

His ashes will be scattered in his beloved Hawaii. The family requests aloha or casual dress at the celebration.

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