Adolfo "Al" Escoto
1939 — 2023
Adolfo "Al" Escoto, beloved husband, father, grandfather and great-grandfather passed away on Monday, November 13, 2023 in Santa Barbara, Ca surrounded by family. Al was the 4th of nine children, born to Manuel and Carmen Escoto in Santa Paula on December 28, 1939. "I was born next to City Hall, in my grandmother's house...and I was raised right next door to City Hall," Al told the Ventura County Star Free-Press in 1987. Al would spend most of his life in Santa Paula, building his family and becoming a pillar of the community. He graduated from Santa Paula High School, where he excelled in tennis and basketball, before attending Ventura College and later Cal Poly, Pomona. Al served in the...