oa South African Medical Journal - Derek Montagu (Monty) Brink, 10 November 1957 - 10 March 2019 - izindaba

Volume 109 Number 5
  • ISSN : 0256-9574
  • E-ISSN: 2078-5135



Monty Brink passed away suddenly and tragically while riding the Cape Town Cycle Tour on 10 March 2019, at the age of 61. Monty was born in Heilbron, Free State, to two general practitioner parents, who spent the first decade or two of their careers there. He was the third of four children. The family returned to Cape Town and settled in Fish Hoek, from where his parents had originally hailed. Monty attended boarding school at Diocesan College (Bishops) and matriculated in 1975.

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