Border Patrol Agent Cruz C. McGuire

Border Patrol Agent Cruz C. McGuire

United States Department of Homeland Security - Customs and Border Protection - United States Border Patrol, U.S. Government

End of Watch Thursday, May 21, 2009

Cruz C. McGuire

Agent Cruz McGuire suffered a fatal heart attack while on horse patrol, tracking illegal immigrants along a trail near Del Rio, Texas. Other agents and medical personnel attempted to revive him but were unsuccessful.

He had served with the Border Patrol for 25 years and had previously served with the Del Rio Police Department and Kinney County Sheriff's Office in Texas. Agent Cruz was assigned to the Del Rio station of the U.S. Border Patrol’s Del Rio Sector.

He is survived by his son, two daughters, parents, and three siblings.


  • Age 47
  • Tour 25 years
  • Badge D575

Incident Details

  • Cause Heart attack
  • Location Texas

illegal alien

Most Recent Reflection

View all 150 Reflections

As we approach the anniversary of your passing we honor your life, and reflect on the impact you had on our station.

Honor First


May 10, 2018

Create an account for more options, or use this form to leave a Reflection now.