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£3,155raised of £5,000 target by 52 supporters

    Weʼve raised £3,155 to fund a memorial bench for Carol Yoxall in Kew Gardens.

    Funded on Tuesday, 30th January 2018

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    Story

    Carol sadly lost her long and courageous battle against cancer on Monday 25th September. It was her wish to have a bench placed in Kew Gardens in her memory, a place which held many happy memories for her and a place which she loved. She wished it to be situated on the Syon vista which was her favourite place within the gardens. This is intended to be a place where anyone who wishes to can go and remember her. As there is no funeral, we, her family, are setting up this page to enable any of her friends, colleagues and acquaintances who would like to make a contribution in her memory to do so. It is our intention to have the bench in place by late Spring next year which was Carol's favourite time of year in Kew when the bluebells are in full bloom. We also intend to have a celebration of her life in Kew Gardens when the bench is unveiled to which all are welcome. This will be a joyous occasion as she would have wished.

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    • Robert Baker2 years ago
      Robert Baker

      Robert Baker

      2 years ago

      Thank you so so much to everyone who has donated so far. It has truly warmed my heart knowing that my mum had such a positive impact on so many people's lives. This really is something to smile about along with all your kind words at such a difficult time. Love Bonnie XXX

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    • Robert Baker2 years ago
      Robert Baker

      Robert Baker

      2 years ago

      A very big thank you to all who have donated so far. It is of great comfort knowing that Carol meant so much to so many people and that you are all thinking of us at this difficult time.

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    52

    • Mike B

      Mike B

      Jan 29, 2018

      Bonnie, not only was your mum a great friend of mine for over 10 years, she was one the nicest people I have ever met. A bench at Kew is a wonderful idea. My very best wishes. Mike (Edinburgh) xxx

      £50.00

    • Andrew Cubitt

      Andrew Cubitt

      Jan 20, 2018

      Bit by bit

      £20.00

    • Vicki

      Vicki

      Jan 10, 2018

      With love, Vicki

      £10.00

    • Amy Fox

      Amy Fox

      Jan 7, 2018

      I think is such a beautiful to remember your mum. Sending you my love xx 💋

      £20.00

    • Natalie Anderson

      Natalie Anderson

      Jan 1, 2018

      Lots of love Bonnie xxx

      £30.00

    • delyse

      delyse

      Jan 1, 2018

      For my dear friend Carol. You didn't have as many years in your life as you should, but you touched the hearts of so many in the years you had. Rest peacefully. You are very much missed.

      £30.00

    • Natalie Wyatt

      Natalie Wyatt

      Jan 1, 2018

      Sending lots of love to you Bonnie and family x

      £10.00

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