Death double blow for parents
pillar of strength for family and friends.”
Cloete also kept in touch with the recipients of his sister’s organs that were donated after her death.
“I have always thought Colin was able to grasp the one positive thing to come from her death and cherish it,” Cudd said.
She said Cloete trained as a mechanic after leaving school.
“He had struggled with diabetes all his life and became quite unwell last year. But I understood he had got on top of things and had gone back to work.”
To donate to the Cloete family go to www.givealittle.co.nz/cause/help-grievingparents
Colin Cloete died this week, 10 years after his sister Miemie was killed in a car crash.