Rilynn Raylee Vasquez, a beloved daughter, sister, and friend, left this world on October 2, 2023, in Lubbock. Rilynn's journey began on July 27, 2009, and although her time with us was tragically short, her impact will forever be felt.
Describing Rilynn as a ray of sunshine would not do justice to her bright and vibrant spirit. She brought joy and laughter to all who knew her, and her memory will continue to shine brightly in our hearts. Rilynn's presence was a gift to the world - a reminder of the pure innocence and genuine happiness that resides within us all.
From an early age, it was clear that Rilynn loved music. She could often be found lost in the melodies that resonated with her soul. The rhythm would move through her tiny body, manifesting itself through infectious dance moves that melted the hearts of those who witnessed them. Music became Rilynn's constant companion - an outlet for expressing her boundless energy and creative spirit. She also loved bubbles. To her, they were more than just floating spheres of soap and water; they represented the simple pleasures of life. With every gentle breath blowing through the wand, Rilynn's eyes would light up with wonder and excitement. The carefree nature of those iridescent bubbles reflected the carefree nature of Rilynn herself.
One could hardly mention Rilynn without acknowledging her unwavering love for Dora the Explorer. It seemed as though no adventure was too grand or imaginary for her young mind to embark upon alongside Dora and Boots. However, it was Rilynn's love for her family that truly set her apart. Her radiant smile could brighten even the darkest of days, and her laughter filled every room she entered with joy. She possessed an extraordinary ability to make others feel seen, heard, and loved. Rilynn took a genuine interest in people, always eager to connect and uplift those around her.
She is survived by her mother, Rebecca Gutierrez, and father, Rodolfo Vasquez. Also mourning this tremendous loss are her brothers, Rudy Ryan Vasquez Jr., and Randy Jay Vasquez. They stood side by side with Rilynn through thick and thin, sharing countless memories that now remain as cherished treasures.
Among those grieving as well are Otelia Gutierrez, her grandmother who held a special place in Rilynn's heart. Additionally, numerous aunts, uncles, cousins, and friends will continue to carry Rilynn's memory forward with love and affection.
She is preceded in death by her grandparents, Maria & Chavelo Vasquez, Raymond Gutierrez and her step-grandafther, Raul Rodriguez.
As we honor Rilynn's life and mourn her untimely departure, let us remember the profound impact she had on our lives. We do this by sharing in her celebration of life which will be 11:00 am Monday, October 16, 2023 in The Chapel of Broadway Funeral Directors with Pastor Gilbert Gutierrez officaitng. Burial will follow in Peaceful Gardens Memorial Park under the direction of Broadway Funeral Directors. A prayer service will be held at 6:00 pm Sunday, October 15, 2023 in The Chapel of Broadway Funeral Directors with visitation starting at 2:30 pm.
Rest peacefully now, dear Rilynn Raylee Vasquez. Your light may have dimmed too soon in the world we know, but it continues to shine brightly in our hearts.