Alex was born in Trafford on July 29th 1999 and led a full and fruitful life, endearing himself to all who met him with his fun, easy going and mature approach to life.
In March 2011, Alex was diagnosed with B-Cell Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma which came as a massive shock to everyone who knew him.
Throughout his treatment Alex was very brave and positive doing all that was asked of him, believing he would be rewarded with a full recovery. Unfortunately, despite his treatment working well in the early stages, Alex's cancer returned in late June and although he responded well again, he lost his six month battle and left us on Monday September 5th 2011.
Alex's service took place on September 14th 2011 at Hazel Grove United Reformed Church and he has been laid to rest in Sale Cemetery overlooking Walton Road park where he spent so many happy hours.
Alex touched so many people in such a short time and we are so very, very proud of him. Alex's family, his many friends his schools and everyone who knew him miss him terribly, losing Alex has had such a massive impact on our lives.
We soon learnt that there has been no funding made available into the causes and treatment of Non Hodgkin Lymphoma in Children.
Many children survive this disease, over 80 per cent, but unfortunately Alex wasn't one of them so there is still a long way to go before we reach the target of a one hundred per cent survival rate.
We felt it only fitting that we should honour Alex by setting up a legacy that will enable us to help others suffering with the illness that took him from us.