Colorado Parks & Wildlife and community mourn the loss of Pueblo wildlife manager


Pueblo Area Wildlife Manager Mike Trujillo

PUEBLO, Colo. — Colorado Parks & Wildlife (CPW) is honoring the life and memory of one of its officers.

According to a GoFundMe account set up by Area 11 CPW, Wildlife Officer Mike Trujillo died Oct. 17 from COVID-19 complications.

Trujillo joined CPW in 1990 as a wildlife officer. In 2007, he became wildlife manager for Pueblo-Trinidad area. At the time of his death, Trujillo had served over 30 years with CPW.

Trujillo has been described as a loving husband, father, and proud grandfather. According to his obituary, Trujillo enjoyed fishing, hunting, gardening, hiking, arrowhead/fossil hunting, helping his father-in-law with the farm and harvest but most of all, he loved spending time with his kids, grandkids, nieces and nephews.

In lieu of flowers, donations are being made to

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