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Gordon Bryant ONZM OGILVIE

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Gordon Bryant ONZM OGILVIE Notice
OGILVIE, Gordon Bryant ONZM. Well known and much loved Christchurch historian, biographer and teacher. On October 23, 2017 at Nazareth House, Christchurch, aged 83 years. Peacefully after a long illness with devoted daughters by his side. Dear husband and best friend of the late Elisabeth "Libby" (nee Hanna). Inspiring and greatly loved father and father in law of Anne Ogilvie and Fatih Güngör, Margaret Ogilvie and Gábor T?th, Susan Ogilvie and Brendan Comas. Special grandad and a lovely role model to Melike, Dilara, Aim?e, Liam and Klára. Dearly loved brother of Helen Dayal, and the late Ruth White and Janet Wilson; loved brother in law of Neville Wilson, Jane Taylor, David Hanna, and the late Ram Dayal and Tony White. Fondly "Uncle Gordon" to his many nieces and nephews. Special friend to Celia in his last years. Loved by many dear friends. Warmest thanks to the wonderful staff at Nazareth House, Nurse Maude, and to the Revered Kevin Tapper. "I lift up mine eyes unto the hills…" Messages to the Ogilvie Family, C/- 19 London Street, Christchurch 8013. In lieu of flowers donations to either Nurse Maude or the Summit Road Society would be appreciated and may be made at the service. A service to celebrate Gordon's life will be held at St Andrew's College Chapel, 347 Papanui Road, Christchurch, on Saturday, October 28, at 1.30pm. JOHN RHIND 03-379-9920
Published in The New Zealand Herald on Oct. 25, 2017
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