(Squadron Leader, RNZAF (Rtd) MBE): Brian died peacefully, aged 86 years, at Essie Summers Retirement Village, in the early hours of Tuesday, March 19, 2019. Beloved husband of Bette, much loved father and father-in-law of Dale and Wade, Dean and Barbara, and Jane. Adored grandfather of Michael, Lewis, Bridget, Lucy, Tom, Eddie, Henry, and Barnaby, and great-grandad of Harris. Grateful thanks to the staff at Essie Summers. Messages may be addressed to The Family of the late Brian Palmer, c/- PO Box 39001, Christchurch 8545. A Celebration of Brian’s life will be held in the Air Force Museum, 45 Harvard Avenue, Wigram, on Saturday, March 23, at 6:00 pm.