Julio Cesar Gamboa Vázquez Memorial Fund

Julio Cesar Gamboa Vázquez, who was born on June 28, 1975 in Mexico City, Mexico, passed away at the age of 46 on Sunday, May 22, 2022 at Methodist Medical Center in Des Moines, Iowa.

Julio moved to the states at the age of 18. He married the love of his life, Maricarmen, on February 9, 2014, in West Des Moines, Iowa. Julio was a talented chef who spent time at numerous Des Moines restaurants, which included: Dos Ríos, Malo, Biaggi’s and most recently, Centro. He enjoyed listening to educational podcasts, especially Mexico City’s main daily podcast. He loved movies, music, boxing, biking, cooking and spending time with his family.

Julio is survived by his wife Maricarmen Gamboa; children Alan Lozano and Danna Lozano; mother Angelina Vázquez Martinez; brothers Sergio Gamboa Vázquez, Miguel Alejandro Gamboa Vázquez, Ricardo Javier Gamboa Vázquez and sister Yuliana Elizabeth Gambo Vázquez.
Please consider donating to this memorial fund in place of flowers. Any donations would greatly assist the family in covering expenses as they continue to grieve Julio's loss.

Fundraising team (3)

Maricarmen Gamboa
Raised $850 from 3 donations
West Des Moines, IA
Peyton Parker
Team member
Raised $925 from 5 donations
Danna Lozano
Team member
Raised $540 from 6 donations

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