Esperanza Vargas Huerta
Our dearly beloved mother, Esperanza Vargas Huerta passed away on September 20, 2022, in her home in Santa Barbara, CA. she was 99. She was surrounded by her loving daughters, Rebecca, Rosie, Amy her only grandson Sam, and her dear friend Maria.
She was born in Mexico City on the 21st of February 1923. her parents were Francisco Vargas and Josefa Ledesma. She was the youngest of several sisters and one brother.
She was an amazing mother to her three daughters and only grandson showering them with unconditional love, they were her joy, and she was a selfless mother only wanting the best for them never failing to show them love and always giving them a blessing after any visit. She enjoyed the simple things in life and enjoyed making her home a cozy sanctuary for all her loved ones to come, especially during the holidays.
She enjoyed all that Santa Barbara had to offer, visiting the Rose Garden at the Santa Barbara Mission, Mesa Park, Picnics at the park, shopping at her favorite shops and also enjoyed her visits to Solvang getting her favorite pastries.
She had many passions during her lifetime, traveling various times to Mexico to visit her family, knitting beautiful throws, crocheting, cooking and tending to her many plants and flowers in her garden.
She will be missed dearly, but we knew we couldn’t keep her forever and we will always carry her in our heart and cherish the beautiful memories that she left behind. Love you Mama