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Donald John Ayres (1951,O) passes away

Richard, son of Donald Ayres let us know about the passing of his father.


Class of 1951

Richard Ayres (1985,O), son of Donald John Ayres (1951,O) sent us this notice about the passing of his dad:

Donald John Ayres passed away  at Plettenberg Bay on 1 April 2024, just a month before his 90th Birthday.

Donald grew up in Fish Hoek.  He was a bright student and got a distinction in Latin in matric.  After school he went to UCT where he did a BSc. course in Civil Engineering.

He followed a profession in Civil Engineering until he retired.

Donald leaves behind his wife, Joan, who he married on 20 April 1990 and the following children: 

Daughters Gill (Hutton) and Linda (Butler), and son Richard.

Our sincerest condolences to his widow and extended family.

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