Obituary: Peter Escalera



Peter Escalera
October 10, 1953 – November 15, 2016

Peter was born in Merced, CA, on October 10 1953. He attended Brawley schools and graduated from Brawley High in 1972.

Peter was employed by Dune Co. and later by Roger Oswald.

Peter was a jack of all trades, always there to give a helping hand.  He was a fun, loving father, brother, uncle, and friend.

Peter lived in Brawley until his passing on November 15, 2016.

Mass services will be held on Friday, December 2, at St. Margaret Mary Church in Brawley at 10:00 a.m. with a rosary prayer at 9:00 a.m. followed by burial services at the Riverview Cemetery.

Peter is preceded in death by his father, Jesus Escalera, nephews, Ralphie Fernandez and Justin Saucedo.

Peter is survived by his daughter, Jennifer (Manny) Ruiz of Murrieta, CA., son, Peterboy (Amy) Escalera of San Bernardino, CA., daughter, Stephanie Escalera of Texas, and his son, Marky Escalera of El Centro, CA. He is also survived by his grandchildren, Eric Ruiz, Aaron Ruiz, Odyssey Escalera, Bishop Escalera, Taliyah Martinez, and his mother, Delfina. Peter is also survived by his siblings Martha Cordova, Stella Medina, Jessie Guillen and Victor Escalera, plus many nieces, nephews and cousins.