Alejandro (Alex) Rivera-Pulido
Alex was born on June 7, 1976 in Guadalajara, Mexico. He was raised in McMinnville, Oregon and passed away peacefully on June 6, 2018 in Newberg, Oregon.
Alex graduated from Western Oregon University in 1999 and invested his love of helping others in a career of working with children who have developmental disabilities. Alex spent the last 19 years inspiring a generation of children, families and care givers. He was a kind and beautiful soul who embraced life, love, family and friends.
Alex is survived by his partner of 18 years, Melissa Willey; stepson Jacob; his mother, Ramona Thomas; his sister Ina Harlow (husband Darrin Harlow); his brother Jose Rivera; his sister Angie Casebourn; nieces, Azure, Isis and Sofia; nephews, Damian, Ian, Osiris and Kobey; stepfather Charles Casebourn; dear friend Jason Jarred and many aunts, uncles and cousins.
A service for Alex will be held on June 15, 2018 at 11:00 a.m. at Macy and Son Funeral Home in McMinnville, Oregon. Please send floral arrangements directly to Macy and Son Funeral home. If you would like to pay it forward in Alex's memory please make donations to Work Unlimited via their website at www.workunlimited.org