Richard FORBES

Death Notice
  • "A candle for my brother"
    - Susan
  • "Having known Richard for 50 years, and often having called..."

Richard John Cameron:
Passed away peacefully in Auckland on February 9, 2018. Now at rest. Richard was the proud father and father-in-law of Kirsten, Dione and Bruce Forbes-Ryrie, and Bridget and Kevin Best, the former husband of Adrienne, the adoring grandfather of Caitlin,
and step-grandfather of Katrina, Jeremy, Megan, Reece, Lance, Christobelle and Mirella. Richard was born in Christchurch, on August 21, 1936. He was the loved son of Charles and Margaret (nee Cameron), a proud brother to his sisters Lois, Mary, Jean and Susan, and he enjoyed a very special relationship with their families; the Davie-Martins, the Gouwlands, the Rowes and the Horgans. At Richard's request a funeral will not be held. All communications to PO Box 56013, Dominion Road, Auckland 1446 or Thank you to all who cared for Richard at Dove House (Glendowie), Mercy Hospice (College Hill), and Shalom Court. In lieu of flowers a donation to any of the aforementioned would be appreciated.


Published in The Press on Feb. 12, 2018