Albuquerque Journal (Albuquerque, NM)


Byline: Story by Glen Rosales For the Journal * Photographs by Dean Hanson Of the Journal

Fuller Homes completes the unfinished project of its founder

When builder Richard Fuller's plane went down on the West Mesa in March, his home-building business didn't die with him."It was a terrible, tragic, horrible loss," said New Mexico division president Jody Pauza.

Fuller's 21-year-old son, Erik Fuller, and friend Patrick Chavez also died in the crash.

Fuller Homes Inc. was having a record month for sales as well as a record quarter for housing starts when the crash happened, Pauza said.

Since then, Fuller's widow, Tammy Fuller, has taken the reins of the company. …

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