Fernando Paz Soldán died peacefully at home on September 30, 2020, with his son, Luis Paz Soldán by his side. Fernando was 103 years old. He was born September 29, 1917 in Puno, Peru to Manuel Paz Soldán and Maria Salas. He married Elsa Ricardina Estrada on June 17, 1944 and had four children. He worked as a businessman in Lima and on April 29, 1972 he moved to Chandler, Arizona, with his wife and their two minor children. At the age of 55 he started over, working at a dairy. He taught himself how to make cheese, butter, and yogurt with the fresh milk from the dairy. He was a life-long learner, always seeking out the new, learning to use the internet in his 90s. He also loved to fix things, especially electronics and was always finding new projects to work on. Fernando loved his family and dedicated his life to being the best father and grandfather possible. Fernando was preceded in death by his wife, Elsa and his daughter Patricia Paz Soldán. He is survived by his sons Miguel and Luis Paz Soldán, his daughter Bibiana Paz Soldán Gonzales, 16 grandchildren, and 33 great-grandchildren.