Peacefully at home, Ashburton. Aged 55 years. Husband and best friend of Debbie and best mate and dad of Jason and Arlene, Paul and Tom, Emily and Jake the late Ethan, and Pippi dog. Best grandad of Eliza, Phoebe, Ryleigh, Hunter, and Sophie dog. Special thanks to the District Nurses, Dr Wootton, and the Palliative Care Team. Messages to the Middleton Family, P O Box 472, Ashburton 7740. In lieu of flowers donations to the Cancer Society and Hospice Mid Canterbury would be appreciated and may be left at the service. A service to celebrate Alan’s life will be held at the Ashburton Club and MSA, Havelock Streets, Ashburton on Thursday April 12, commencing at 1.30pm. Followed by private cremation at the Ashburton Crematorium.