Slipped away on Tuesday, January 16, 2018, aged 58. Our beloved husband, dad, son, brother and friend. Cherished husband for 34 years and best friend of Min (Maryanne). Adored dad of Jimmy, and Matt. Thanks to all the medical staff who cared for Daz during his journey.

“We know you didn’t have a whole lot of time left, darling, but we hoped to have a longer goodbye. We will love you and miss you forever.”

In lieu of flowers, donations to Westpac Rescue Helicopters would be appreciated and can be made at the service or online at  Messages to the family c/o PO Box 10345, Christchurch 8145. A celebration of Daz’s life will be held in the Sumner School’s Old School Hall at 20 Wiggins Street on Tuesday, January 23, 2018, at 2:00pm. Private cremation thereafter.