Succumbed to metastatic breast cancer at age 60 on November 21, 2013, in San Antonio, TX. Linda E. Avalos was born July 6, 1953, in Long Beach, CA to Armando and Patricia Avalos. Linda's strong relationship with Jesus led to a dedicated ministry of teaching in Long Beach, CA. Eventually, she, John, and Daniel moved to San Antonio, TX in 2009. In retirement, she enjoyed her husband, kids, grandchildren, and new home. She is survived by her adoring husband, John M. Torres who lovingly cared for her in her last days; stepsons John, Jr. & Jim; sons Fabian & Daniel, daughters Linda L. & Sarah; grandchildren John III, Paige, Brooke, Samantha, Marilyn, Christopher, & Michael; Great-granddaughter Audrey. Services will be held December 6, 2013 at Forest Lawn Mortuary in Long Beach.
Published in the Long Beach Press-Telegram on Nov. 28, 2013