Unexpectedly on October 22, 2017 at Ashburton. Aged 62 years. Dearly loved husband and best friend of Faith. Loved Dad of Andrew and Anna, and James and Grandad of Lucas. Loved son of the late Ivy and Hugh and brother and brother in law of Margaret and Donald McCaw, the late Peter McLay, and Gina. A much loved brother in law, uncle and friend to many. Messages to McLay family, P O Box 472, Ashburton 7740. Donations to the Huntington’s Disease Association in memory of John would be appreciated and may be left at the service. A service to celebrate John’s life will be held at the Ashburton Trust Event Centre, Wills Street, Ashburton on Thursday October 26, commencing at 2.00pm. Followed by private cremation at the Ashburton Crematorium.