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Aurora Jarquin Acosta
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Birth: Apr. 2, 1924, Mexico
Death: Jul. 28, 2009

While it is possible to receive good counsel from a wide circle of family and friends, few could do it with the skill and aptitude of Aurora Acosta. She had a true talent for helping others reach their full potential and brought out the best in those who sought her help. Aurora was a forward-looking woman whose personality was filled with empathy toward everyone she met. She could be quiet and reserved, but her style of communication was authentic and direct. An excellent communicator, Aurora was a master at using imagery when she explained her ideas and concepts. She seemed to have an endless supply of innovative concepts and strategies for how to help those around her. Her sensitivity, kindness and generous attitude made her a wonderful friend for all who knew her.

From the time she was born on April 2, 1924, Aurora showed a deep concern for others. She was a giving and caring individual, ethical and full of integrity and warmth. Aurora came into this world at home in Mexicali, Mexico. Her parents were Porfirio and Cruz Jarpuin. Aurora was raised in Mexicali, Mexico.

Aurora was romantic, even poetic at times. She was completely devoted to family and friends, able to show her emotions without going overboard about it. On January 15, 1942 Aurora exchanged wedding vows with Ernesto Acosta in Mexicali, Mexico.

All who knew her would agree that there was a certain kind of magic in how Aurora was able to bond with her children. While she could be a firm disciplinarian, she could also fill the role of being a collaborator with her kids. Aurora was always a mentor who helped her family reach its full potential. Aurora was blessed with six children, three daughters, Martha, Lilian and Fatima, and three sons, Ernesto, Victor and Cesar. They were also blessed with eleven grandchildren, Carla, Lili, Giovanna, Firiale, Christian, Tommy, Adrian, Tito, Farah, Julio and Carlo.

Aurora projected a subtle but positive influence in her workplace. She was comfortable working behind the scenes to help everyone get their job done, and she worked hard at all times to help others to reach their highest potential. While her colleagues did not view her as a high-spirited type, Aurora was effective at working with others to gain acceptance for her ideas. Aurora could be a perfectionist at times, but wasn't one to seek out personal recognitions. She possessed excellent insight and a strong ability to meet schedules. She was an innovator who worked well independently, and she enjoyed the task of meeting a constant array of challenges. Her primary occupation was mother. She was employed as a beautician.

As an imaginative and inventive person, Aurora was comfortable showing her creative spirit. She enjoyed her leisure time by taking part in various hobbies. Once Aurora took on a new project, she saw it through to its completion. Her favorite pursuit was knitting. She was content to enjoy her hobbies alone but was also willing to share her interests with others.

Aurora was a lover of animals and cherished her pets. Aurora's favorites were her cats. They were best friends for 5 years.

As someone who treasured harmony and quiet, Aurora accepted retirement and made the most of it. That day finally came in 1982, and Aurora was well prepared. Her new life involved relocating to Burbank, California.

Aurora passed away on July 28, 2009 at home in Palmdale, California. Aurora fought a brave battle against diabetes and alzheimers. She is survived by her children, Cesar, Fatima, Victor, Lilian, Ernesto and Martha. Services were held at the Glen Abbey Mortuary Chapel. Aurora was laid to rest in Glen Abbey Memorial Park in Bonita, California.

Though she could be a private person at times, Aurora was always able and willing to give of herself. She was so in tune with others that she often seemed able to read their minds. Aurora carried with her an almost mystical sense of life. She was a person who was highly original in her thinking and used metaphors and symbols to describe many aspects of her life. A poetic, intuitive "teacher", Aurora Acosta shared herself freely and family and friends will remember Aurora for the strength of her convictions. 
Glen Abbey Memorial Park
San Diego County
California, USA
Created by: Jay Skelton
Record added: Nov 02, 2009
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Aurora <i>Jarquin</i> Acosta
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