Passed peacefully on October 25, 2019 at Radius Millstream, Ashburton, surrounded by his family. Aged 83 years. Loving husband of Helen, father and father in law of Grant and Debbie, Odette, Richard and Debra, and grandfather Pop to all his grandchildren and great grandchildren. Messages to the Hood family, C/- 13 Oak Grove, Ashburton 7700. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Cancer Society or Nurse Maude would be appreciated. Our family appreciates all the care and support shown over the past few years. Doing as Murray wished (for once) we saw him off with a private family service on Tuesday 29 October 2019.