Crisoforo Burciaga Gonzalez was born in Durango, Mexico to Clemente Burciaga Berumen and Florencia Gonzalez Chacon.
He grew up and went to school in Durango. Early in life he developed a love for farm and ranching. He moved to California in 1998 and then to Washington in 2002, finding work in farming and ranching where ever he could. He was a cowboy and loved horses.
Crisoforo died at his home October 4, 2011, at the age of 47, surrounded by his loving family. He will always be loved and remembered by his mother, father, brothers, sisters, and his children
He is preceded in death by his one brother, Trancito Burciaga.
He is survived by his parents of Durango Mexico, his wife Maria Soledad Raya, and his three children Chris Anthony, Jose Guadalupe, and Alfredo all of Othello Washington. He is also survived by ten siblings; Jesus, Estela, Marta, Rosa, Raymundo, Josefina, Lidia, Carlos, Rosario, and Hipolito all of Durango, Dgo Mexico.
Arrangements under the direction of Stevens Funeral Chapel, Othello, WA.