June 3, 1984 ~ October 1, 2015
Saul Salceda Jr. tragically passed away at work on Thursday October 1t, 2015 at the age of 31. Saul is predeceased by his parents, Saul Sr. and Anita; his older sister Marklem and younger brother Oscar. Saul is survived by his loving wife Elizabeth and two daughters Ellen and Lahna. They were his whole world.
Saul was born in Gardena, California in 1984. He graduated from Gardena High School. Saul worked very hard to provide for his family. He pursued his dream of starting his own business in 2010 by founding Mission Critical Performance. Saul was a one of a kind guy whose passion for race cars and years of experience and knowledge of building race car engines, helped him become known around the world.
Saul enjoyed racing, anything to do with speed, playing Uno with his family, eating sushi, and most of all spending time with his girls. He loved California, traveling, and his favorite football team was the Green Bay Packers.
The funeral service will be held on Saturday October 10, 2015 at Lighthouse Memorials & Receptions on McMillan Center 1016 W. 164th Street, Gardena, California 90247. Please join us for the Viewing/Gathering at 10:00am - 2:00pm. The Service starts at 2:00pm and the Reception at 3:00pm - 9:00pm. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Go Fund Me fundraiser as well as condolences for the family may be offered online at
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