Charity work eases pain after son’s death

John & Judy Harrison of Driffield.
John & Judy Harrison of Driffield.

A Driffield couple whose son died suddenly from an undiagnosed heart condition are helping to prevent further young people dying in the same way.

John and Judy Harrison’s son Graham was 19 in 2008 when he suffered Sudden Cardiac Death, a condition which is said to account for the deaths of more than 12 youngsters in the UK every week.

The couple have since raised more than £30,000 to help pay for screening programmes for other youngsters to check if they are at risk from the condition, so they can receive the appropriate treated.

Full story in today’s (24 April) Times and Post.