With deep sorrow we announce Chris’s death in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico, due to complications of diverticulitis.
Christopher Dalton entertained readers for nearly two years before his death with his column ‘Under the Palapa’ originally authored for Vallarta Daily News and reprinted through other publications.
Beloved husband of Michelle; loving father of Blythe Dalton Klippsten (Saker), Mary Ludgate (Adam), James and Olivia. Delighted grandfather of Fynn, Oona and Adelaide. Son of the late Charles and Helen Dalton. Incomparable brother of Jane Avery, Ian Dalton, Faith Rockburne and Mary Dalton (deceased); and extraordinary uncle, cousin and friend.