Melva Jean (Nations) Guardino, 66, died from bone marrow cancer on May 25, 2007. She was born in Lindsey to Daniel and Dura Nations on Jan. 8, 1941. She married Ed Guardino and they had three children, Jackie, Jeannie, and Joey. She lived in Crescent City.

Melva was on the Drill Squad at Del Norte High School, and graduated in 1958. She loved to go to the beach to look for agates, explore mountain roads and hike with her children and grandchildren in Stout Grove.

She was preceded in death by her father Daniel Nations. She is survived by her mother, Dura Nations, brothers Dale and Rick Nations, her husband Ed Guardino and her three children. Letters of condolence may be sent to Dura Nations, 1055 Keller Ave., Crescent City, CA, 95531.