On Monday, May 3, 2021 passed away in Christchurch. Dearly loved husband of Judy. Loving father to Rob and Shelley. Father-in-law of David Ambler and Matt Greenslade, and proud grandad of Sophie and James. Much-loved big brother and brother-in-law of Merrilyn and the late Michael Turner, and Kevin and Maree, and uncle to their families. The family sincerely thank Dr Colin Waugh, and the nurses, ancillary staff and doctors of Ward 10 at Christchurch Hospital. Messages may be addressed to The Family of the late Melvyn Crossen c/- PO Box 39001, Christchurch 8545. In accordance with Mel’s wishes, a private cremation has been held.