Death Notice
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Passed away suddenly with family by his side in ICU at Christchurch Hospital on Friday, April 21, 2017, aged 76 years. Very dearly loved partner of Christine Gobbe for 25 years. Loved father of Jamie, and grandfather of Dannielle. Son of the late Clifford and Grace, brother of the late Cliffee, Shirley and the late Ernest Geeves, and Ray and Ron Murray (Australia). Loved uncle of his nieces, nephews and great-nieces and nephews. We wish to convey our special thanks to the staff of the ICU, St John Ambulance and the Fire Brigade. Very special thanks and appreciation for the loving care given to Rex over many years by Nurse Maude nurses and the staff and doctors at Burwood Spinal Unit. In accordance with Rex's wishes, a private cremation has taken place. Rex rose above life's challenges. A Paralympian and an inspiration to us all.

Published in The Press from May 3 to May 31, 2017