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. The agent 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

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Time may have passed but you are not forgotten. I believe as long as someone remembers you or speaks your name, you are still with us.
Thank you for your heroism.
God Bless

Detention Officer A.Zambito

May 21, 2015

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