Diantha Collingwood Eldridge


 

 

Age: 74

 

Summary: heiress of the grain elevator empire Collingwood Grain, Inc. and first wife of murdered Our Gang actor Carl "Alfalfa" Switzer who met and married the troubled child star on a blind date in Las Vegas, Nevada in 1954 and became the mother of his first and only known son Justin Lance Collingwood-Switzer, but the marriage had lasted in less than two years before ending in divorce in 1956.

 

 

Cause of Death: Lengthy illness

 

Born: November 19, 1930

 

Died: November 29, 2004

 

Location: Hutchinson, Kansas