Deborah Dixon pledge to help other young people after Aaron’s sudden death

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A mum who lost her 23-year-old son to an undiagnosed heart condition says it is “bittersweet” that her loss has helped save other people’s lives. Deborah Dixon set up a memorial fund in Aaron’s name after he died in 2011.She now fundraises to put on screening events with the charity Cardiac Risk in the Young (CRY) to detect undiagnosed cardiac abnormalities.It paid for 250 people to have an electrocardiogram (ECG) in Preston in one weekend.The screenings are open to anyone aged 14 to 35.Ms Dixon, from Tarporley in Cheshire, said losing her son was “every parent’s worst nightmare” and it was two months before the family was told by the corner that Aaron had died from a genetic heart defect.