June 14, 2013
James Walter Mayer, 83, of Kailua-Kona, retired Arizona State University Galvin professor of materials science and engineering and regents professor, died in Kailua-Kona. He also was a Hughes Aircraft employee and an Army engineer. He was born in Chicago. He is survived by wife Elizabeth Billmire “Betty,” four children, seven grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. Private scattering of ashes.