Peacefully at Ashburton Hospital after a short but courageous battle with Motor Neurone disease, aged 85 years. Loving husband of Diane, loved father and father in law of Jodie and Stu, Scott and Carla. Loved Grunda and Grandad of Ollie and Charlie; and Ben and Mea. Loved brother and brother in law of Val and the late Geoff Cranfield. Many thanks to the staff of Ward 1 Ashburton Hospital who took amazing care of David in his last days and Raewyn and Kate from MND. In lieu of flowers donations to Motor Neurone Disease NZ can be made on line at MND.org.nz. Messages to the Cranfield family c/- P O Box 472, Ashburton 7740. At Dave’s request a private cremation has been held.