Chiefly known for: She emigrated with her family from Spain to New York City, where she contracted TB. She cured at the Trudeau Sanatorium, and died there in 1924. Her granddaughter, Melinda Sultan, remembers her mother telling stories of visiting her ill mother at Saranac Lake.
Her granddaughter, Melinda Sultan, writes in December, 2010: "I confirmed with the cemetery that Asuncion Castro was buried June 10 1924. Her only living child, my uncle, told me of taking a train to Saranac Lake with his Dad, at the age of 4, to visit his mom. He described taking a horse drawn sleigh to the sanatorium, after the train ride. He visited his Mom in what he described as a very pretty large building."