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Dayaram GANDA

Riccarton Park Function Centre

Passed away peacefully, surrounded by his family on March 9, 2024, after a short illness, aged 68 years. Dearly loved partner of Joanne (Jo), son of Gandabhai and Dahiben Chhiba. Loved brother and brother-in-law of Raman and Devi, Arvind and Manjula, Ishwar and Vasanti, Thakor and Laxmi, Kanta and Vanoo, Bharty, Bharat and Prabha, Mark, Peter, Lou and Paula. Admired uncle of Rasek and Margaret, Usha and Mark, Ashok, Melissa and Alan, Amita, Leena and Dharmesh, Nikesh and Varsha, Jayshri, Jayna and Shashil, Sunjay and Krystel, Vijay, Nila and Prakash, Kalesh, Pravina, Bhavika, Dipak and Sanjeev and Priyanka. Adored great-uncle of Letesha and Pete, Phoebe and Cole, Ethan, Grace, Keisha, Indie, Myrah, Mila, Shylah, Alina, Tanayah, Nalika and Saamara, and cherished great-great-uncle of Holly. Messages to PO Box 10228, Phillipstown, Christchurch 8145 or email In lieu of flowers, donations to Maia Health Foundation would be appreciated and may be made online at or at the service. A service for Dayaram will be held at Showgate, Gate 2, Riccarton Park Function Centre, 122 Racecourse Road, Christchurch, on Thursday March 14, at 10.00am.

‘He captured images of the world, but his image will never leave us’.