Alva Janssen “Guava” McDiarmid, 84, of Kailua, a retired Kailua Elementary School first-grade teacher, died in Castle Medical Center. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by son Flip III, daughters Mabby M. Porter and Dee-Dee McDiarmid-Wilson, sisters Patricia R. Clark and Betty Kelley, seven grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. Committal services: 3 p.m. Tuesday at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl. In lieu of flowers, donations suggested to American Cancer Society. Aloha attire.
Our deepest condolences to the family and friends of the deceased