It is with much sadness that the family of Steve announce his death, on Sunday November 18 2018 at Nurse Maude Hospice, aged 68 years. Treasured and dearly loved husband, soul mate and best friend of Marilyn Cross, and cherished father and father-in-law of Nick and Siobhan Cross, Rachael and Andrew Greer and much loved and special Papa and Mapa of Sam, Bill, Izzie and Rosie.Much loved son of the late Clifford and late Paula Cross and dear brother and friend of Karen Rose and Rob Garlick, treasured awesome uncle to Ben and Emilie Gray, Kirsten Gray and Andrew Broughton, Jonathon and Jamie Rose, and Matt Rose. Special great uncle to Manon and Tom, Ella and Oli, and Taylor.Special thanks for the wonderful care and love from the staff at Nurse Maude Hospice, Merivale, and from Dr Penny Holdaway and the Ashburton district nurses. In lieu of flowers, donation to Nurse Maude Hospice would be gratefully accepted and can be left at the service. Messages to the Cross family c/- PO Box 472 Ashburton 7740. A celebration of Steve’s life will be held at the Hotel Ashburton, Racecourse Road on Friday 23 November commencing at 2.00pm.Followed by private cremation at the Ashburton Crematorium.