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Leanne Darling

Steves Memory

Fundraising for Headway (Ireland)

raised by 5 supporters

Headway (Ireland)

We support people with brain injury to help them get back to everyday life

Charity Registration No. CHY7417


Thank you most Kindly for visiting My Page..

My story is a sad one but my reasons for starting the page will hopefully Raise awareness for ABI (Acquired Brain Injury).

My name is Leanne, I'm originally from ireland. I moved to Edmonton last November.

I became friends with Steve from the moment I moved here. He was such a lovely man. So full of life and stories. I work part time in an irish pub over here and I have grown to know everyone thought so well of steve , he had a healthy lifestyle and loved playing golf! 

I noticed I hadn't seen Steve for a couple of days and asked his friends had they heard from him to which there reply was no.

Trying not to go into too much detail , myself and my boyfriend Shane went to check on him to find out he had taken a stroke! We called the ambulance immediately  and he was taken away. Steve had taken a stroke 6 days previous. I'm so deeply saddened that he lost his fight on the 4/5/2015 and I feel that setting up a fundraising page to Raise awareness will make something positive about this whole experience.

Remembering a conversation myself and Steve had he said 'I Had a good life and If i were to die I would die a happy man' 

And I'm just so thankful that we got to him when we did and he passed away safe , warm and not alone. 

So if you could please donate to Headway I would forever be grateful as they do such a fantastic job with helping people who have Acquired a brain injury with rehabilitative training and so much more.

Rest in paradise steve you will be greatly missed by us all.

Leanne & Shane