LAWTON, Christopher James. Passed away peacefully on Sunday morning at 11.17am, surrounded by whanau and friends. Partner of Mel. Father of Justin, Sarah, Charlie and Jack, and koko to Brooklyn. A celebration of Chris' life will be held at his home, in the garden, 265 Ohiti Rd, Crownthorpe, Hawke's Bay, at 1pm, Thursday, October 12. All welcome.