On July 18, 2021, aged 80 years, passed away peacefully at Nurse Maude Hospice, surrounded by his loving family. Adored husband of Gina, much loved father of Rebecca, and Cameron, and father-in law of Greg, coolest grandad of Pieter, and Dominic. Loved eldest son of the late Murdoch (Jack) and June, loved brother and brother-in law of Janice and Neil, Sally and Anthony (deceased), Katherine and Duncan, Murray and Sue, Rod and Pauline, Barry and Jo, and the late Alan. A much loved uncle to all his nieces and nephews, and a respected friend of many. Many thanks to the staff of Nurse Maude Hospice for their loving care of Gavin. Messages may be addressed to The Family of the late Gavin McKay, c/- PO Box 39001, Christchurch 8545. In lieu of flowers, donations to Nurse Maude Hospice would be appreciated and may be made at the service or online at www.nursemaude.org.nz/donations-and-bequests/. The Funeral Service for Gavin will be held in St Mary’s Pro Cathedral, 373 Manchester Street, Christchurch, on Friday, July 23, at 1.00pm, private interment thereafter.