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Rob Daly Plaque





Location: Department of Botany, 464 Great King Street.


Rob Daly was an IT / Electronics Technician in the Botany Department from 1996 until his death in 2005. He was not the "archetypal" computer technician - he was most comfortable in sandals and shorts, and his office and workshop was an untidy assortment of bits of computers jumbled with data loggers, cross-country skis, bows and arrows and other equipment essential to the department's fieldwork. Sadly he died on 29 January 2005, after his pushbike was involved in a collision with a car being driven the wrong way in Great King St, Dunedin, directly outside his workplace.

He is remembered as a patient, understanding man who always had his door open to students and colleagues.