During the early hours of 9th June 2015 our beloved son, Alan Trevor Dews suffered a massive cardiac arrest and died in his sleep. It happened very suddenly and without any warning. Alan was 37 years old and left behind his lovely wife Kathryn and their beautiful daughter Olivia (she was 5 years old at the time).
Alan was active and healthy, with no family history of heart disease, his untimely death was a complete shock to everyone. He and Kathryn had been making plans for their 10th Wedding Anniversary, July 3rd 2015; they had so much to look forward to. Alan had also been helping us with arrangements for our Ruby Wedding Anniversary on June 28th 2015 - actually, he had taken over! He loved getting everyone together - any excuse would do! But without any warning he was taken.
Alan's dad, also named Alan, was 65 in August 2016. Understandably, he didn't not want any celebrations. However, he agreed that fundraising for the British Heart Foundation (BHF), in memory of Alan, would be a positive way of marking the occasion.
We chose the BHF because of the amount of work that they do to prevent deaths like Alan's and so that some good may come from our devastating loss. Therefore we are making it our mission to support the British Heart Foundation's Life Saving Research. We are desperate to do something to stop families and friends of loved ones suffering a similar tragedy.
Alan loved life, lived it to the full and always had a smile on his face. It's our intention to raise lots of smiles and funds for the BHF in his memory.
Thank you for taking the time to visit Alan's JustGiving page, together we believe we can all make a difference. The more we raise the more chance we have of saving a life, so all donations will be greatly appreciated.
xxx Lots of Love xxx The Dews Family xxx
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