Littig’s interpretation of the Virgin of Guadalupe stands in the middle of a neighborhood pocket park watching over all that visit the park.
The plaque installed on the concrete base reads: Lupita the Woman – December 12, 1987 – Dedicated to my Father, Hugo F. Littig, 1919-1976 – Palo Alto, California – Oaxaca, Oaxaca, Mexico – Thank you Dad/William R. Littig, Willy.
Guadalupe Park was dedicated by the city officials and residents in December 1987 in conjunction with the Feast Day of Our Lady of Guadalupe. The park serves as a symbol of community pride and fulfilled a 15-year dream of organizing the neighborhood and this corner park. At the dedication one city official told the gathering, “it (Lupita, the Woman) represents the same compassion Our Lady of Guadalupe has expressed to us.”
Willy Littig has spent his life learning, teaching and creating. His work includes numerous glass and public art installations around Utah.