Aaron Eugene Gudzan, 27, of Central Point, Ore., passed away Sunday, May 5, 2013. He was born on July 23, 1985 to Kevin Gudzan and Ann Barns. He was raised in the Rogue Valley.

He graduated from Crater High School in 2003 and attended the Tongue Point Job Corp. Center in Astoria, Ore. He enjoyed cooking and all aspects of computers, including computer games, especially with his friends.

Survivors in addition to his parents, Kevin and Dawn Gudzan, and Ann and Byran Barns, include little sister, Amanda Gudzan of Corvallis, Ore.; and his girlfriend of three years, Leah Young, of Gold Hill, Ore.; grandparents, Donald and Anita Clark, of Central Point, and Mike Gudzan, of Redding, Calif.; and numerous aunts, uncles and cousins who loved him dearly. He was preceded in death by his grandmother, Betty Carey, of Redding, Calif.

A celebration of life will be held at 11:00 a.m., Saturday, May 18, 2013 at Hope Christian Church, 325 Oak St., Central Point, Oregon with a potluck to follow. Memorial contributions are suggested to the American Heart Association and to Doernbecher Hospital in Portland, Oregon.

Arrangements in care of Memory Gardens Park and Mortuary, Medford, Ore., 541-773-7338;