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Light Up A Life offers people a way to remember loved ones over       “It’s a nice way to stay connected with St Catherine’s and give
the festive season. The lights shine brightly in St Catherine’s Park  something back to the hospice which was so good to me and my
throughout December and into the New Year, and the names of           family,” she says. “Kevin spent three weeks in the hospice in 2012
all those remembered are entered into a special book which is         and I’m so thankful for that time I had with him, along with our two
available to view on the night, in the hospice chapel all year round  daughters, close family and friends.
and online.
                                                                      “I also do Light Up A Life in memory of my mum – she didn’t
The community is invited to come together in St Catherine’s Park      experience the care of St Catherine’s but I think it’s good that you
for the lights switch-on ceremony on Monday November 26th or          can make a dedication for any of your loved ones, even if they
Tuesday November 27th. Dedications are welcome in memory of           haven’t been to the hospice.”
everyone – not only those who have experienced the care of
St Catherine’s directly – and all are invited to attend.              Margaret, who lives in Whittle-le-Woods, adds: “It is emotional on
                                                                      the Light Up A Life dedication evening, and although I made the
St Catherine’s supporter Margaret Young will be making a special      tribute in his name, I didn’t feel ready to attend the lights switch-on
Light Up A Life dedication in memory of her husband Kevin once        for the first few years. It was nice to still have that connection with
again this year.                                                      St Catherine’s though, and know I was supporting the charity,
                                                                      and for the past two years I have attended the evening, which is a
                                                                      special, meaningful and emotional occasion. It’s also really special
                                                                      when the ‘thank you’ card comes through your door – as it gives
                                                                      you time to reflect and think of your loved ones, and the
                                                                      support we received from St Catherine’s.”

                                                                      To make a dedication
                                                                      return the enclosed
                                                                      flyer or letter, visit
                                                                      or call 01772 629171.
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