Alexander Oswaldo Urquijo1998 ~ 2012Alex passed away peacefully on Jan. 15, 2012 from complications due to meningitis and encephalitis. He was born Jan. 21, 1998, to Julia Watts and Federico F. Urquijo Ibarrola. He attended Syracuse Jr. High and loved hanging out with his friends. Alex played a lot of different sports, but excelled at football and swimming, which he loved. He played offense and defense for the Syracuse Storm Silver team, and was a member of the Clearfield City Aquatic Team for five years. Alex loved life. He was adventurous, mischievous, wasn't afraid to get hurt and was always willing to try something new. He was a member of the Boy Scouts of America and couldn't wait for the overnight camping trips. He was also a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and the Catholic Church. Alex is survived by his parents; two brothers, Federico and Nicholas and one sister, Jessica. He is preceded in death by both sets of grandparents. At this time we wish to thank the Doctors and Nurses at Primary Children's Hosp. for the love and gentleness with which they took care of Alex. We love you Alex and we will miss your teasing.A funeral mass will be held Friday, Jan. 20, 2012 at 10:00 a.m. at the St. Rose of Lima Catholic Church, 210 S. Chapel St., Layton. Funeral services will also be held Saturday, Jan. 21, 2012 at 11:00 a.m. at the Jensen Park LDS Chapel, 1200 W. 3024 S., Syracuse. Viewings will be held Friday evening from 6-8 p.m. at the Myers Mortuary of Layton, 250 N. Fairfield, and Saturday at the church from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. prior to services. Interment, Syracuse City Cemetery.Contributions to the family to help offset funeral and medical expenses may be made at any U.S. Bank location in Alex's name.Condolences may be sent to www.myers-mortuary.com