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Tributes after young woman's death in Cornwall

Tributes after young woman's death in Cornwall

Published by Emma Carton at 8:39am 18th September 2018. (Updated at 7:25pm 18th September 2018)

The sudden death of a young woman from Cornwall who faced a brave battle with mental health issues has sparked a fundraising campaign.

Friends want to give Amy Jayne Morby a Disney-themed funeral or put up a bench in her memory.

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Friends have launched a fundraising campaign after the sudden death of Amy Jayne Morby from Cornwall

The 23-year-old, who grew up in Ponsanooth and lived in Camborne, lost her life last Thursday.

India Bundock set up the Go Fund Me page, describing Amy as lovely, caring and cheeky.

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Friends say Amy Jayne faced a brave battle with mental health issues and they want to give her a Disney-themed funeral or memorial bench

"Sadly our lovely, caring and cheeky friend, Amy Jayne, passed away at the age of 23 on 13th September 2018.

"Amy had been extremely brave through a long battle with mental health issues and regrettably, due to lack of funding, she hadn't been given the support she asked for many times through our health system.

"Unfortunately there are no funds in place to give Amy the send-off that she deserves.

"We now need your help to organise a happy, colourful, Disney-themed funeral to celebrate her life.

"Contributions will either be made towards this or a memorial such as a bench in one of Amy's favourite places.

"Anything you can give, however big or small, would be greatly appreciated".

India Bundock

You can read more and find out how to donate here.

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