Becky was born in Arboles, Colo., and was raised in Pagosa Springs for the majority of her youth. She attended schools in Pagosa Springs and received a high school diploma.
She married Max Salazar and had four children. She moved her family to California in 1966. In California, she was employed as a bookkeeper/accountant for Stater Bros. Inc., Sierra Madre Lumber Co. and Todd’s Auto Warehouse, retiring after 35 years of service.
Becky is preceded in death by her husband of 33 years, Todd Waddell; her mother, Flora Barbo; her son, Maxie; and her nephew, Shane Houghton. She is survived by her daughters, Joyce and Bernadette; her son, Charles; six grandchildren; one great-grandchild; six siblings, Lalo, Gloria, Sarah, Frances, Ruby and Mabel; as well as numerous nieces and nephews. Cremation services will be private.