Obituaries for Nov. 25, 2016

• Jon Craig Guyett

Jon Craig Guyett

Jon Craig Guyett of Kilauea, Kauai, Hawaii passed away on Oct.r 28, 2016, at the age of 61, in Honolulu, Oahu, Hawaii. He was born on Nov. 8, 1954, in Bethesda, Maryland. Jon taught middle and high school math at Kula High and Intermediate for five years and tutored countless students, preparing many on Kauai for college prep exams. Jon was also a Notary Public providing mobile services. Nicknamed “Sniper,” his greatest passion was surfing, especially at Flat Rock in Hanalei Bay. Jon loved coaching basketball and soccer, and refereeing in the KPAL basketball and county Adult and Youth basketball leagues. He was a golfer with a long drive and smooth swing. Jon was a selfless man that gave so much to our ohana, friends, and community and always with a smile on his face. He did not take for granted the moments that he had with all that he shared whether in the ocean, on the beach, in the classroom, gym, or golf driving range! He appreciated every day!

Jon is survived by his wife, Madeline Molina Guyett of Kilauea, Kauai, Hawaii; son, Eric Kaimana Guyett of Honolulu, Oahu, Hawaii; father, John Guyett (JoAnne) of Sacramento, California; mother, Jacqueline Angelo (Jerry) of Aptos, California; brothers, Jim Guyett of Berkeley, California, and Jeff Guyett (Sue) of Idaho; aunts Cindy (Steve) Anderson of Lake Tahoe, California, and Marlene (Doug) Stevens of Palm Springs, California; nephews, Jesse Guyett, Aaron (Keri) Guyett, Paul (Sophie) Guyett, Sam Guyett, and niece, Elaina Guyett, great nieces, Hannah and Ellie.

The Guyett ohana thanks the first emergency responders, Errol McGowan etc.; KFD from the Hanalei station; the Wilcox Hospital Emergency Room staff and Dr. Christopher Elliot; air ambulance EMT’s Connie and Spencer; Straub Hospital ICU North staff, Dr. Graham Cormack and Dr. Lee; and Fran and staff at Nu`uanu Mortuary. We would also like to thank the many people who contributed to Jon’s GoFundMe campaign. Mahalo to the many extended ohana in helping us modify our home in preparation for the home dialysis equipment. We can’t forget the constant medical care and healing thru the years from Dr. Thomas Capelli and North Shore Clinic staff, kidney specialist Dr. Niraj Desai, Dr. Blake, Dr. Harada, North Shore Pharmacy, Natural Health Clinic, and the many folks that offered advice, home remedies, etc., and always helping any way they can with love.

The Celebration of Life and paddle out will be held on Sunday, Dec. 4, 2016, noon to sunset at Black Pot Beach Park, Hanalei, Kauai, Hawaii. Family suggests casual attire.

Arrangements were handled by Nu`uanu Memorial Park & Mortuary.

“E lei kau, e lei ho’oilo i ke aloha.” Love is worn like a wreath through the summers and the winters.” Love is everlasting. Olelo No’eau #332

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