Sandy was born in Los Angeles, California to Gilbert & Ruth Cruz on January 06, 1949. She went to high school at St. Marys Highschool in Stockton,CA. She married Ernie Bustamante on October 24, 1997 in Modesto, CA. She worked as a dispatcher and cook, her two passions, for many years.
Sandra is preceded in death by Ernie Bustamante. Sandy is survived by her daughters Amber Cruz and Yolanda Zarate, her brother Frank Cruz, her grandchildren Joseph Cruz-Bustamante, Nathaniel Cruz Bustamante, Gabriel Ramirez, Xavier Zarate, Breanna Zarate and her great grandchildren Penelope Cruz-Bustamante, Gabriel Cruz-Bustamante and Ariel Cruz- Bustamante.
The family of Sandy Cruz Bustamante wishes to extend our sincere thanks to Hospice of the Valley and staff.