Age 57, late of Arlington Heights, IL passed away Sunday, December 21, 2014. Beloved husband of Gabriela Arias (de la Torre) for 35 years. Loving father of David (Nikki Elatkin) Arias, and Eduardo (Julie Skrzypa) Arias. Proud grandfather of Nathaniel Arias. Cherished son of Miguel and the late Maria Salud Arias. Caring brother of Maria A. (Jesse) Mendez, Miguel A. (Geralyn Yoza) Arias, Maria G. (Thomas Pelto) Arias, Rocio (Antonio) Perez and Carmen Arias. Dear uncle of many nieces and nephews, and two grand-nephews. Kind brother-in-law of Graciela (Michael M.) Leslie, Marina (the late Don) Hoffman, Georgina de la Torre (Geovanni Alexander) Lopez, and Teresita de la Torre (Frankie Rodriguez).