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David Frank JAMES


On Tuesday May 14, 2024, peacefully at Christchurch Hospital, surrounded by his family, aged 76 years. Loved husband of the late Robelyn Schrade-James, loved Dad and father-in-law of Alexandra Lynelle and Patrick (Madison, CT), and Christopher (New York City, NY), adored Grandad of Robie and Max, loved brother, uncle, colleague, and friend to many, celebrated pianist and teacher. Messages may be addressed to: The family of the late David James c/- PO Box 39001, Christchurch 8545. In lieu of flowers, donations to Magic Carpet Trust would be appreciated, and may be made online at As were David’s wishes, a private cremation has been held, his ashes will be returned to the United States, and reunited with his beloved Robelyn.