Passing of John Dawson

It is with sadness that I advise the passing of John Dawson.

John passed overnight with family at as side.

John was a charismatic member of the Hutt Valley Softball Community and affiliated through initially the Railways Softball Club (where he was an understudy to Bill Massey) Cardinals, before making Hutt City United Softball Club his home.

New Zealand Black Sox number 21, John played 8 tests between 1972-80 and included the 1980 World Series in Tacoma, USA.

John was the battery coach of the Junior Black Sox team that took silver at the 1993 home World Series.

John was a member on the initial Softball NZ Board between 1997-99.

RIP John Dawson.