McPherson Scots Talk The Clans and Associates of the McPherson Scottish Festival & Games

September 22, 2020

Judy McDiffett

Filed under: Events — Clan Chairman @ 7:11 am

Judy (Long) McDiffett, was born September 28, 1945 at St. Francis Hospital in Wichita, Kansas.  She was the daughter of Elbert O. and V. Ruth Long of Potwin, Kansas.  She is survived by a sister Janet Gibson of Hutchinson, Kansas, her husband Richard McDiffett Newton, daughters Holly McDiffett-Mahaffey (Terri) of Half Moon Bay, California, Adrianne Hultman of Newton, and a son Tyler R. McDiffett of Wichita.  She leaves two granddaughters (Jessi and Kelly Coleman) and two grandsons ( Dylan and Connor Hultman) and many special friends.

Judy and her Husband Richard served as the Vendor Chair for the McPherson Scottish festival from 2008 until the festival closed in 2016. They loved the festival and were loved by the people they served. Judys assistance and love of the festival along with many others were what made the festival great. Judy assisted with the motel arrangements for all of the participants and judges that attended the festival as well as helping Richard with the vendors and exhibitors like the sheepdogs, falconers, and Highland Cattle to name a few.

Judy passed into mortality to spend time with her many friends in Heaven on September 15, 2020.

Baker Funeral Home Valley Center is handling arrangements. Condolences may be left for the family at

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