Sad news indeed to be writing this!
Over the years of having helped set this site up, and ironing out the odd problem, I've often fielded a few emails when David went quiet. And now it's a reality. He will be sadly missed!
He was such a character on the local radio station (Queenstown and Wanaka). Memorable in fact.
But I know very little of the deeper story, so here is a great read about his life