On Tuesday, 15 September 2020 at Christchurch Hospital, aged 84 years. Dearly loved husband of Sue. Loved father and father-in-law of Charlie and Dale Brown, Lucy Kerr and Simon Acton-Adams and the late Dougie Brown. Loved Stepfather and stepfather-in-law of Philippa Dixon and Richard Fletcher, Sarah Dixon, Rosalind Dixon and Manfred Grick. Loved grandfather of Lydia and Joe Lagan, George Acton-Adams, Louis and Aimee Brown, Hugo, Julian and Madeleine Davis, Reuben and Tomasina Grick and loved great grandfather of Isabella Lagan. Messages to the Brown family c/- PO Box 10345 Christchurch 8145. A Memorial Service for John will be held 3pm, Wednesday, 23 September 2020, at the Sumner Surf Lifesaving Club at 301 Main Road, Sumner, Christchurch. John’s family are supremely grateful for the skilled care and compassion given to John by the staff of ward 24 at the Christchurch Hospital. In lieu of flowers donations to the Westpac Helicopter Trust would be appreciated: www.airrescue.co.nz