Deaf News: Deaf club raises money for memorial shed for Kirsty Aitchison’s children

Posted on July 19, 2016



Glasgow Live has reported on plans to build a memorial shed for the children of Kirsty Aitchison, who died last month after going missing following a night out.

The shed would store the toys that Kirsty bought for her children.

Extract:

Kind-hearted fundraisers are honouring tragic Glasgow mum Kirsty Aitchison by helping her four children to remember her.

Kirsty, who was deaf and used British Sign Language to communicate, vanished after a night out in Glasgow last month.

After a week of rigorous searching by family, friends from the deaf community and police, her body was recovered from the Clyde .

Now, Lanarkshire Deaf Club say they’re raising cash to build a shed for 30-year-old Kirsty’s children, so they can store the many toys bought by their late mum and keep her memory alive.

Writing on Facebook, fundraiser Louise Fisher explained: “Normally the money would go into the JustGiving page but recently Kirsty’s family have been sorting out things in Kirsty’s house. They realised that there are many toys. They want to keep all the toys as they are the last toys Kirsty bought for her children.

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