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Natasha Graffen

Natasha was so full of fun and loved to organise days out with her family.  She dealt with her illness with remarkable dignity and resilience. A beautiful soul and a beautiful young lady. Read more

Evelyn Irvin

As a very kind and special lady Read more

Jeanette Fryatt

Jeanette Fryatt was the Nan of Iain Fryatt. Jeanette attended the appointment at Guy’s Hospital, to give support to Iain and his parents, when Iain was diagnosed with Friedreich’s Ataxia at the age of 9. She also accompanied them when he took part in the Coenzyme Q10 trials at the Royal Free Hospital in 2002 – 2004. In later years she would visit Iain when he stayed at the National Hospital for Neurology for his annual MDT assessment. When they lived in Stockwell, she and Iain’s Gran 14 Jul 1934 - 25 Jun 2019 Read more

William Derek Main

Derek was diagnosed with Idiopathic Cerebellar Ataxia as a young adult, after health problems which began in early childhood. Despite ever increasing mobility problems, which eventually led to a wheelchair, Derek had a natural curiosity and love of travel. He never complained, nor did he allow his illness to define or restrict him, travelling widely from UK to such far flung places as Barbados and China. Derek was very involved in his local Ataxia group and was keen to do what he could, in order 13 Nov 1956 - 28 Jul 2020 Read more

Darran Winfield-Stanesby

Darran leaves behind his loving daughter Freya and an extended family of all who knew him. He will be best remembered as a warm, loving, inspirational character, driven by true grit and determination, always in defiance of his condition and selfless support to others. He will be sadly missed by all who knew him. 27 Sep 1967 - 06 Sep 2019 Read more

Barry Smeaton

Barry was a loving husband of 43 years to Celia, a brilliant dad to Samantha and James, a cherished brother and loyal friend to those who knew him. He had Cerebellar ataxia but this did not stop him from attempting to do the all the things he loved - football, films, book clubs, theatre. He will be remembered for his kind soul and desire to help other people. 28 Aug 1951 - 05 Feb 2020 Read more

William 'Bill' Fullbrook

Bill was a much loved dad, grandad, brother and uncle. He was a real gentleman, a very proud man who dealt with his Ataxia with the utmost dignity. He will be missed by so many but always remembered for his love, generosity and unwavering support to his family. If you would like to make a donation towards the vitally important research to find a cure for this disease that affects so many families, you can do this in Bill's memory here. 26 Oct 1937 - 24 Feb 2020 Read more

Evelyn Irvin

Evelyn Irvin (Eve) was born in North Shields, the youngest daughter of Alf and Bella Milburn on 7th September 1925, and baby sister to Lal and Floss, a happy childhood in a close-knit family. Eve married her childhood sweetheart Ted Irvin in 1950 and together they created a happy and comfortable home for their son Teddy filled with love and laughter, friends and family. Eve passed away 11 May 2020 and will be missed by many. Eve was lucky, she did not have Ataxia herself but a nephew and n 07 Sep 1925 - 11 May 2020 Read more

Mr Tony Niland

Tony was our son and his niece has friedreich's ataxia. As soon as he knew, he offered anything he had, including his heart if it would help her. We would like him to be remembered for the love he had for her. He will be very proud to give the donations collected at his funeral to help find a cure for this awful condition. 21 Sep 1971 - 26 Feb 2016 Read more

Roger Westacott

Much loved husband, father and grandfather. His cheeky sense of humour and twinkling eyes will be sadly missed. 03 Oct 1939 - 17 Sep 2016 Read more

In memory of Louisa

I'm raising funds in memory of my niece, Louisa Arnold who recently passed away after lifetime suffering with Friedreich's ataxia. Read more

Carol Ann Beckley

We would like to donate in loving memory of our niece, Carol Ann Beckley who died on 28th February 2019. We are going to miss you: rest in peace. Uncle Frank, Aunt Ruth Pellow, Cousins Steve & Susan Mead, Pam and Mike Holmes and Families. 14 Sep 1956 - 28 Feb 2019 Read more

Mark Eugene Smith

Mark You Will Always In Our Hearts Steve Pam Charlie George and Courtney XXX 09 May 1962 - 05 Mar 2016 Read more

Barbara Binner

Barbara was diagnosed with epilepsy at a young age and due to the illness she developed further complications and Friedrichs Ataxia in her later life. Though her illness greatly affected her life, they never deified her and she never complained about them. 23 Jan 1954 - 16 Apr 2018 Read more

Gerald Black

In loving memory of Gerry, husband, father and grandad. Still loved, still missed and very dear. xxx. 11 Mar 1956 - 05 Sep 2018 Read more

Andrew Bailey

Andrew died on 21st February 2017 after a long illness. He had Friedreich's Ataxia and was in a wheelchair from the age of 11. He lived a very positive life and achieved a great deal. He proposed and helped organise the first Bridges of London walk for Ataxia UK. Andrew was much loved and will be greatly missed by his family and friends 24 Aug 1980 - 21 Feb 2017 Read more