John Maxwell Leitch
CGS 1965 – 1967
Johnnie, to Mazzie, his loving wife, ‘bestie and partner’ in everything for 43 years, Leitchy, to the boys from CGS, Jack to those he worked with in latter years and Johnnie Mac to his family.
Passed away 14 October 2016 after a short but solid battle with brain cancer.
John returned to his family cattle stud upon leaving CGS, after marrying his sweetheart Mazzie, they moved to Sydney for a period before John purchased oyster leases and successfully pioneered ‘single seed’ oyster production on the NSW Mid North Coast.
John returned to his country roots at Yass in the late 2012 and was looking forward to a long and happy retirement when diagnosed in July 2016 with a particularly aggressive cancer. He was surrounded by family and friends until the end.