Crystal Castaneda, 30, of San Marcos, Texas was called by our heavenly Father to her eternal rest. Affectionally known to her friends as CiCi, was born in San Marcos to Hector and Mary Castaneda. She is a graduate of San Marcos High School and received her Bachelor's and Master's in Education from Texas State University.
She enjoyed painting, music, photography, and working with children. She had intentions of teaching in the community where she grew up but fell ill to breast cancer a year ago.
She is survived by both parents, Hector and Mary Lou Castaneda of San Marcos, her sister, Celena Castaneda Martinez and husband Henry of San Marcos, two nephews, Ethan and Tate, and two nieces, Lauren and Gillian (GiGi). She is also survived by her dog Mr. Beasley, and numerous uncles, aunts, and cousins.
Visitation at Thomason Funeral home from 2-5:30 on Tuesday, 5/19 and Rosary recited at St John's Catholic Church at 7:00 pm. Mass of Christian burial will be at 10:00 am Wednesday, 5/20 at St John's the Evangelist Catholic Church. Burial will follow in Memory Lawn.
Memorial contributions may be made to Pink Heals Hays County, in lieu of flowers. Thank you for the continued support and prayers during her cancer journey.