Age 74, of Honolulu, passed away November 25, 2012 at his home. Born November 22, 1938 in Makaweli, Kauai. Retired from IBM and City & County of Honolulu. He is survived by wife, Karen S. Gurtiza; sons, Guy Gurtiza, Grant (Julie) Gurtiza; daughter, Gay (Wil) Tanap; brothers, Sidney (Beth) Gurtiza, Stanley (Doreen) Gurtiza, Rodney Gurtiza; sister, Helen Takanishi; 4 grandchildren. Visitation 10:00 a.m. Friday 1/4 at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel, Waipio, Memorial Service 11:00 a.m. Inurnment 2:00 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual Attire. Flowers Welcome.