Leandra Inez Huante-Garcia was born on July 24, 1983 in Bellingham, Washington to her father,Oscar Garcia (Kathy) and her mother, Terrie Crandell. She was a sister to Aundrea (Diego) Alvarado-Garcia, James Fletcher, and Jason Nix. In 2006 Leandra married her best friend Jaime Huante and together they built a family and had three beautiful children: Alejandra Inez, Guadalupe Maria, and Jaime Merquiedez. She was a caring aunt to her nephews Diego and Daniel and her niece Maribel. She was also a loving cousin, niece, and friend to many.
She was proceeded in death by her paternal grandmother Maria Garcia-Menchaca, paternal
uncle Rogelio (Uncle Ra-Ra) Garcia, maternal grandmother Virginia Riffe, and maternal uncle Thomas Crandell.
On Saturday June 15, 2019 Leandra unexpectedly passed after battling Lupus for the past eight
months. Her celebration of life will take place on June 29, 2019 at 12 Noon at Norway Hall on 1419 N. Forest Street, Bellingham, WA 98225