Sam had lived with the con­di­tion for 10 years

Macclesfield Express - - FRONT PAGE -

AMAN who lived with a brain tu­mour for ten years has died at the age of 27. For­mer Fal­li­b­roome pupil Sam Burt had raised thou­sands for East Cheshire Hos­pice.

He was di­ag­nosed with a brain tu­mour af­ter suf­fer­ing a seizure when he was 18. He be­came ill in re­cent months and passed away at the hos­pice on Wed­nes­day, Novem­ber 8.

In a trib­ute, his fam­ily de­scribed ‘car- ing and coura­geous’ Sam as a ‘true gen­tle­man to the last’. To­gether with pal Nik Kalka, he raised £16,000 for the hos­pice.

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