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Shavauna Lanea Escarcida

March 15, 1999 — August 27, 2023

Shavauna Lanea Escarcida, 24 years old of Albuquerque, NM died in Colorado Springs, CO on August 27th, 2023. She was born on March 15, 1999, in Albuquerque, NM. She graduated Valley High School where she played softball and attended Central New Mexico Community College where she received her certificate in Phlebotomy. Shavauna was a jack of all trades, from Phlebotomy to serving customers at Little Anitas. Shavauna would do anything for anyone even while dealing with her own struggles. She had a heart of gold and was loved by many.


Shavauna is survived by her Father Chad Escarcida (wife Alice), Mother Demetria Dempsey (husband John). Siblings Chadra (husband Dominic), Destinee, Alexis, Peter, and Angelina. Her nieces and nephews Emmarie, Lukas, Ariel, Vinny and Zamara. Grandparents David and Lorraine Garcia, and many uncles, aunties, and cousins. She is preceded in death by her grandparents Steve and Shirley Bates.


A viewing and service will be held at Victory Outreach Albuquerque Church located on 435 Jefferson St SE in Albuquerque, NM. Viewing will begin at 11:30am with services and reception to follow at the church.


The pallbearers will be Dominic Brown, Peter Chavez, Derek Garcia, Antonio Carmona, Diego Vicuna and Eric Escarcida. Honorary Pallbearers are Daniel Otero, Isaiah Escarcida, Isaac Escarcida, Jacob Escarcida, Fernando Vicuna, Joe Carmona and Vincent Facio.


If you wish to help out in any way, you may do so by donating to her GoFundMe (, directly to her sister Chadra Escarcida, or by calling Trujillo Family Funeral Home at (505) 433-7747 between 8:30am-5:00am MST.


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