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£2,545raised of £2,000 target by 85 supporters

    Weʼve raised £2,545 to To fund a memorial for Brian 'Scottish' Mays

    Funded on Monday, 3rd June 2019

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    Sadly, Brian 'Scottish' Mays passed away on the Friday 18th January at Broomfield hospital. He had developed pneumonia after having a fall the day before. Brian had been battling cancer for sometime previously and had recently been given the 'all clear'. I can only assume that his immune system was low due to the cancer treatment. Brian had worked on a self employed basis but could not work during his treatment and sadly Brian had no estate to pay for a private funeral, instead he is to have a paupers funeral. This crowdfunding page was set-up to raise funds for a memorial to Brian so that his passing did not go 'unmarked'. Amazingly, the response has been so positive that we are now hoping to instead, fund Brian with a modest private cremation so that he can have the service he deserves.

    Many thanks for your support,

    Catherine

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    • Catherine Fox5 months ago
      Catherine Fox

      Catherine Fox

      5 months ago

      *** UPDATE BRIAN MAYS CREMATION FUNDRAISING APPEAL** Hi again. Just a brief note to let you all know the arrangements have now been made for Brian Mays cremation. The ceremony is confirmed for 11.00am 28th Feb @ Cam Valley Crematorium, Great Chesterford. There will be a reception @ The Swan, Thaxted afterwards. Again, many thanks to all who donated to the appeal or shared a link to make it happen! Catherine

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    Page last updated on: 2/26/2019 07.21

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    85

    • Helen Buller & Dan Buller

      Helen Buller & Dan Buller

      Feb 26, 2019

      A lovely man and always a pleasure to see himWill be missedLove Helen & Dan xx

      £30.00

    • Gary Morrison

      Gary Morrison

      Feb 15, 2019

      Hi Catherine.You've done a great job raising the funding for Brian. RIP

      £20.00

    • Ian Hannay

      Ian Hannay

      Feb 14, 2019

      £20.00

    • Anonymous

      Anonymous

      Feb 14, 2019

      Rest in peace Brian, a great friend to myself and Archie, you’ll be greatly missed. Rob & Tash xx

      £50.00

    • Paul

      Paul

      Feb 14, 2019

      I didn't know Brian but everyone needs a memorial - what you are doing is great - best wishes

      £20.00

    • Anonymous

      Anonymous

      Feb 14, 2019

    • ja grout

      ja grout

      Feb 13, 2019

      Will miss your chats when buying each other a pint or two.rest in peace Brian.with love fromAnge mag simpson &family fred willett andy schellte xxxx

      £100.00

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