Editor’s note: This is the seventh of a series of articles written on old-school athletics by Luna Community College sports performance instructor Henry Sanchez.
By Henry Sanchez
Luna Community College
Gilbert “Gillie” Lopez was born on Jan. 11, 1922, and passed away on May 18, 2005. In the 83 years he lived on this earth, he left a mark that his family can be proud of. We will attempt to look at his life and recall some of the things that made the man.