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We will be using funds donated to take Gavin Home to New Zealand. The overwhelming peace and comfort I was honored to share with him on his family farm was unimaginable and beautiful. When travel is permitted again, we would will take his ashes home to find the final peace and tranquility of being home on his beloved farm. Any excess funds will be used for a charity that will be set up in his name.

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Amy Riches

Gavin Riches

November 22, 1955 - January 09, 2021

We created a GatheringUs memorial to celebrate the life of Gavin Riches. Collecting your stories and memories here will offer us great comfort. Click on the heart to let us know you were here and to receive email updates. Thank you for contributing to this lasting memorial.

With tremendous sadness Gavin Riches, 65, of Fort Myers, Florida passed away on January 9, 2021 after a courageous battle with cancer. His smile, his love of people and conversation, his depth of knowledge and passion will be missed more than words can express. Gavin was born in Taumaranui, New Zealand and grew up on his family's sheep and beef farm.  He loved horsepower, especially in the form of John Deere Tractors and Porsche's.  He...  see more
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  • Roger Wilson
    What stands out in my memories are Gavin's larger than life generosity to share his wonderful inspiring enthusiasm and extensive knowledge for driving fast with us all at levels ranging from beginner to full on slightly capable. His desire to teach and...  more
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  • Amy Riches
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