Arlo Starr, age 40, a resident of Los Lunas, passed away on Wednesday, September 16th, 2020. On a bright and cool October morning (as cool as it can be in Southern California) Arlo came into this world to adoring parents, a brother, two sisters and lots of relatives. He had lots of black hair and a beautiful sweet face. This was October 21st 1979. He lived in Fountain Valley, CA until he was 12 years old at which time we moved to Willits in Northern California. He then later moved to Arcata, CA to attend Humbolt State University. He completed his degree in Native American studies. He then moved Tahlequah, Oklahoma to work with AmeriCorps and Native American (Cherokee) Elders for two years. He then moved to Albuquerque, NM to study to be a Doctor of Chinese Medicine. It was here he met the love of his life, Monica Lucero. He has dedicated his life to helping others and specifically, Native Americans. He was a very bright, beautiful and loving child and adult. He always cared deeply for his family, friends and community. He is proceeded in death by his father, Willard Gene Starr, sister, Beverly and great niece, Addie Mikolowski. He left behind his fiancé, Monica Lucero; son, Ishmael Lucero; mother, Barbara Starr; brother, Gary Starr; sister in law, Katie Starr; sister, Dana Eads; brother-in-law, Phil Eads; aunts and uncles, Bonnie Wilkins, Steve Wilkins, Shirley Stout; nieces, Jordan Eads and partner, Steven Quinliven, Taylor Starr, Katie Mikolowski and husband, Noah Mikolowski; great nephews, Paxton Scott, Nephew Hunter Quinliven, Lane Quinliven; great niece, Peyton Scott, Jocelyn Mikolowski, Maeve Mikolowski; cousins, Wendy Arnoldson, Rick Stout, Cindy Beus, Tim Stout, Heidi Prigmore, David Stout, Deanna Weaver, Holly Stout, Kimberly Stout, Brenda Rauch, Jenny Webb and Marc Wilkins. Arrangements are being handled by the caring professionals at the Noblin Funeral Service Los Lunas Chapel, 2211-D Main St., (505) 866-9992.
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