April 26, 2013
Jason Mattax passed away April 24, in Socorro, N.M., from brain cancer, surrounded by family and loved ones.
Jason graduated from Redmond High School, and then moved to Socorro, where he attended NMIMT. He received bachelor’s degrees in math and computer science, a master’s in computer science and was working on a master’s in mathematics.
Jason lived life fully, enjoying biking, hiking and the outdoors. He worked as a computer scientist for NMIMT/ICASA. Jason served in his church and at the local food bank.
Jason married Heather McNeil in July 2009, and she survives him. He is also survived by parents Brian and Sharon, brother Andrew, and sisters Esther and Abigail.
The funeral is being held April 28, in Socorro.
In lieu of flowers, please consider a donation to either Angel Flight West (who provided many flights for medical appointments for Jason’s treatment in California) at https://afids.angelflightwest.org/donation/donationEntry or Socorro Storehouse at http://socorrostorehouse.org/Socorro_Storehouse/Donate.html.