Eion Edgar: Tartan Don bows out

Eion Edgar: Tartan Don bows out
Edgar was made a Knight Companion of the NZ Order of Merit in 2009 for services to education, business and sport.
Denise McNabb
When Sir Eion Edgar was diagnosed with pancreatic cancer in December he wouldn’t have a bar of the life expectancy prognosis of two months.Those who knew him well were not surprised by his blunt rejection of finality. His mantra was always to sort it and get on with it.Edgar’s “to do” list was still long and just a few weeks from turning 76 he made no bones about his plans to attend the 2024 Paris Olympics and celebrate the numerous 21st birthdays of his grandchildren – still some years off.There were also more cau...

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