LIBRARIAN'S MEMORIAL FUND HAS RAISED OVER £11,000
fund set up in the memory of
Nigel Piggott has raised £11,330
with over £4,000 coming
from a sponsored walk held on
the anniversary of his death.
was a well known figure in Chiswick
through his work in the library
and was responsible for the
development of the video lending
section which is a popular feature
of the facility.
Easter weekend Chiswick librarian
Nigel Piggott left his home
in Isleworth to go to work.
He was planning to meet his
wife later for a meal with her
parents. When he failed to show
the last thing that they would
have suspected was a heart attack.
Nigel was 35 and took regular
exercise. He was planning to
enter the London Marathon.
had been reading a book at lunch
in the pub and collapsed. Despite
the prompt arrival of paramedics
there was nothing that could
be done to save him.
and Claudine on their wedding
heart disease is often associated with the
elderly, the unfit or the obese but in some
cases it can affect people like Nigel. There
was no warning that he suffered from the disease
apart from slight indigestion type pains after
a heavy meal.
wife Claudine is seeking to help the British
Heart Foundation fund research into the causes
of coronary heart disease. Despite this disease
being a major killer the charity receives no
government funding. Claudine is very concerned
to raise public awareness of the disease.
more details contact the BHF
Regional Office or - tel: 01763 242414.
They can provide sponsorship forms and details
of how to make a donation. Claudine has asked
donors to remember to write "Nigel Piggott
Memorial" on the back of the cheque as
it will be of comfort to her to know how much
money has been raised in his memory.
Send donations by post to 'Nigel Piggott Memorial',
British Heart Foundation, 2 Kiln House, Royston,
Herts SG8 5AY or telephone: 01763 242414
the British Heart Foundation Web Site
a heart-health pack, call 0870 9090111. If
your family has been affected by CHD, and you
would like to take part in a new study, call
0800 052 7154.
Year's Walk for the Memorial Fund