My Story

These pages are for you to share with others your experiences of loss due to young sudden cardiac death.

If you would like your thoughts to be included in this section of the website, please email your words, photos / images, songs, videos and poems to mystory@c-r-y.org.uk or post them to the CRY office (if requested, photos will be returned via Recorded Delivery). A full list of all the written accounts we have received can be found here. Alternatively, you can use the links below to specifically read accounts written by…

Mothers

Chloe Waddell

Chloe, was a lively, bubbly, hardworking and caring 16 year old, with an infectious sense of humour and a smile always on her face. She was patient, kind and thoughtful and always had time to care for and encourage everyone she knew in every aspect of life. Chloe was also a dedicated and talented swimmer...

Fathers

Kyle Nathan Hancock

Our wonderful son and angel Kyle went to sleep on the 16th of October 2011 and never woke up again, aged 18, exactly 6 months after his 18th Birthday. Kyle was born on the 17th of April 1993. We live in the village of Bradwell in the Hope Valley, in the Peak District National Park,...

Siblings

Huw Lewis

On October 21st 2002, my brother Huw Lewis died during a game of football in Saudi Arabia, where he had lived and worked for over four years. He left his pregnant wife Sarah and 5 year old daughter Molly, as well as a devastated set of parents, siblings, friends and colleagues. Huw’s death was additionally...

Partners

Greg Highwood-Mack

His name was Greg Highwood-Mack and on the 19th March – after nine days in intensive care – in the arms of those who loved him and whom he loved most dearly, he slipped away. The last time we hugged was the morning of the 10th March. It seemed like any other day…but I suppose...

Grandparent

Matthew Bailey

It was a Monday towards the end of September 2004, our W.I. evening. We had a speaker coming who used to live locally, but who had moved to Edinburgh and was coming all the way down to be with us. Consequently, we were making it a “special evening”, and I was busy preparing my share...

Friends and Relatives

Marcella Doherty

Marcella Doherty was only 24 years old when she died of Arrhythmogenic Right Ventricular Cardiomyopathy or ARVC. Despite her untimely death being as a result of this undiagnosed killer, Marcella had symptoms in the week prior to her death. Sadly, diagnosis proved inadequate and Marcella was unable to convince the medical establishment about the seriousness...

Many CRY supporters have found our Bereavement Support service and Bereavement Support Days to be of great help

‘My Story’ is not just for written accounts of your thoughts and experiences following a loss. Please do send us any images (photos / paintings), songs, videos or poems that express your feelings or capture positive memories of the young person that you have lost. Click on the tabs below to browse through what other CRY supporters have sent in.

Grief Booklets

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Contact Info

Head Office:
Unit 1140B, The Axis Centre,
Cleeve Road, Leatherhead,
Surrey KT22 7RD

Tel: 01737 363222

Email: cry@c-r-y.org.uk

Registered Charity Number: 1050845