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Geoff Ivers – Passed Away Saturday 10 April 2021 – Aged 84 Years

12 Apr 21
Peter Bull

Geoff’s daughter, Rebecca, has advised the Vets of the passing of her father last Saturday (10/4/21). Geoff’s wife predeceased him by 15 years.

Geoff was 84. He’d had a leg amputated and was in a nursing home but was very happy there, and kept himself very busy writing memoirs, working on the family tree and enjoying himself.

He had 4 children and 9 grandchildren all of whom (and old friends) visited regularly so he was well looked after. He relived his days at OTC and regaled all of us with stories!



Vale Geoffery Ainsworth Ivers, 12/10/36-10/4/21

Geoffrey was a talented engineer and much-loved father and grandfather. Born in Cootamundra, he attended Canterbury Boys High and studied engineering at The University of Technology (later UNSW), starting in 1954.  He started at OTC in 1968, and remained there until he retired in 1994. Geoff spoke very fondly of his time at OTC, his many work trips overseas including a two year stint in London in 1976-77. Geoff’s wife Gaynor died in 2005 but they had many happy years together and travelled extensively. Geoff remained living in the family house until 2019 when he moved to aged care. He was much loved by his hour children Rowena, Rebecca, Roberta and Cameron, their partners and his 9 grandchildren.

The funeral will be livestreamed on Tuesday April 20 at 2pm with a wake from 3pm at Kareela Golf Club. Please RSVP to

May He Rest In Peace.


  1. Peter Bull April 12, 2021 at 12:06 pm

    Please accept our sincere condolences on the passing of Geoff.  I worked on 10th Floor ANZ in 1975 and saw Geoff every day. He was a very nice man and a very good engineer. I greatly enjoyed our talks about his work on cars and other things.

    He was well liked and respected in OTC.

    Peter Bull

  2. Peter Bull April 12, 2021 at 12:07 pm

    Sad news..
    I worked for Geoff Ives in HO in AXB then AXE software and hardware support from ’83 for a few years.
    I agree Geoff was a nice man and a good, supportive boss. He always had time to chat and was happy to answer my questions and provide guidance both technically and personally.
    He will be missed.

    Peter Tuckwell.

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