With thanks to David Buckley – a dedicated and enthusiastic volunteer, who inspired others to make a difference by offering their support

David knew how important the work St. Christopher’s do is to so many people when they are facing the most difficult time of their life and he gave his time unstintingly when he was able to in support.

David helped with various hospice fund raising events over the years and, through him, with only a little arm bending but a huge amount of enthusiasm, he has inspired (persuaded!) other members of his Rotary Club to become involved, especially with the Bluebell Walk. His passion for hospice care and the work that St Christopher’s does meant that people would give their time too, but also and most importantly, he would raise awareness of hospice care whenever he could.

My daughters have both taken part in Bluebell walks over the years, as they knew how important it was to their dad, and this year they will be walking in memory of him.

It is such a comfort to know how much David’s time and enthusiasm has touched the lives of others; he always wanted to help and make what difference he could. I am extremely proud of all he has achieved, and hope that this year’s Bluebell Walk is successful in raising vital funds for the important work that St Christopher’s do.