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A Tribute to Clara Saunders

A Tribute to Clara Saunders

By Denise James Our story starts February 1994. Our wonderful father, Robert Burns, 57 years, was a gentle man who just adored his family. We are a close family; my […]
A Tribute to Nesta Wade

A Tribute to Nesta Wade

My mum was a hard working loveable and caring person
A Second Chance at 48

A Second Chance at 48

By David Kenningham   I think I have always been lucky. The harder I worked the luckier I got, always in the right place at the right time. However, nothing […]
A Tribute to Mark Hulme

A Tribute to Mark Hulme

By Sheila Hulme, Mark’s wife: Mark, my husband, died from Pulmonary Fibrosis last year, sadly I had not heard of this dreadful disease until Mark was diagnosed with it 7 […]
A Tribute to Molly Brear

A Tribute to Molly Brear

Tribute by her daughter, Louise Lowrie My mum Molly was born in Leeds and moved to Doncaster as a small child. She met my dad, Laurence, at work. He was […]
A Tribute to David Dainty

A Tribute to David Dainty

David J Dainty 07.06.39 – 03.07.12  By Keith Millman MBE David Dainty was a committed general dental practitioner practising amongst likeminded colleagues who were prepared to offer ‘out of hours’ […]
A Tribute to Ken Seddon

A Tribute to Ken Seddon

Kenneth ‘Ken’ Seddon was born on 2nd June 1934 in St Helens to Henry and Harriet Seddon. Ken had been diagnosed with Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis and following a short illness with pneumonia, […]
Breathing Matters Golf Day – a Fitting Tribute to Graham Smith

Breathing Matters Golf Day – a Fitting Tribute to Graham Smith

Graham Smith was diagnosed with bronchiectasis at the tender age of 5 years old and was told there was no cure.  Professor Pilcher, a lung surgeon at UCH, wanted to […]
A Tribute to Dorothy Parkinson

A Tribute to Dorothy Parkinson

By Dorothy’s daugher, Janice Fletcher Dorothy Parkinson (nee Bell) was born in August 1930 in Salford to Ethel and Walter Bell and died on 11th May 2012 with her loving family […]
A Tribute to Ted Crispin

A Tribute to Ted Crispin

Ted would have been 77 on 27th June 2012, but sadly passed away on 11th August last year – a victim of Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis.  Ted was diagnosed in May […]
A Tribute to Ana Timberlake

A Tribute to Ana Timberlake

One of those rare women who proved that you can have it all
A Tribute to Patrick O’Sullivan

A Tribute to Patrick O’Sullivan

Patrick O’Sullivan was born in the County of Clare in 1947. He had three elder siblings, Betty, Martha and John. He grew up at the family house in Killaloe, Co […]

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