Jan. 31, 2014
Garry Loo Yamada, 54, of Keaau, Hawaii, director of field operations for Yamada Diversified, field commissioner/fundraising coordinator for Keaukaha Pop Warner Football Association, and an Air Force veteran, died in the Queen’s Medical Center. He was born in Hilo. He is survived by wife Nola; son Brett “Mana”; daughters Cara Dudoit and Chastity Yamada; brothers Robert, Kelly, Weston and Curtis; sister Donna Miller; and four grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Saturday at New Hope Christian Fellowship Gathering Place, Hilo. Services: 11 a.m. Additional celebration of life: 11:30 a.m. March 23 at Wailoa State Park large pavilion. Casual attire. Lei welcome.