A WEST FIFE midwife is taking over the Glasgow Kiltwalk to lift cash for dementia analysis in honour of her dad.
Claire Massey, from Crombie, will stroll 15 miles on Sunday, April 28, to lift cash for Alzheimer’s Analysis UK.
The 38-year-old mum-of-two is collaborating within the occasion in reminiscence of her father, Davy McGarrity, who was identified with the illness in December 2010 and died in October 2017, aged 67.
“He was an incredible dad,” stated Claire. “He had 4 sisters so he grew up surrounded by ladies. Then he bought married to my mum and had three daughters. My sister at his funeral described him as an entire feminist as a result of he inspired us and made us consider we may do something.
“Between us, me and my sisters have seven kids and they’re all boys, so after having numerous ladies in his life, he then had all these grandsons and he was a beautiful grandad.
“We’re massively grateful that he was nonetheless in a position to have a extremely optimistic affect on their lives and that they’ve nice recollections of him.”
Claire, who works on the Victoria Hospital, will likely be joined on the Kiltwalk by buddies Kat Lauchlan and Alison Valente. They’re calling themselves the ‘Preserve the Heid’ staff in honour of Davy’s favorite phrase.
They’ve already raised round £600 for the charity and anybody wanting to spice up their whole can accomplish that by visiting https://glasgowkiltwalk2019.everydayhero.com/uk/keep-the-heid.