THE family of a Huddersfield businessman have raised £5,000 for charity by tackling the Yorkshire Three Peaks challenge in his memory.
Tim Sugden, 55, died in February this year from a malignant brain tumour.
The former managing director of the Sellers Engineering Group was diagnosed after falling ill on holiday in Portugal last June.
His sons Richard, Sam and Thomas organised the Yorkshire Three Peaks walk with a group of family and friends on September 20 to raise funds for Leeds charity Andrea’s Gift.
The charity was founded in 2002 to fund research projects into the treatment and cure of brain tumours.
It also hopes to establish a Yorkshire-based brain tumour research centre.
Twenty-six friends and relatives completed the challenge in under 12 hours, helped at checkpoints by supporters including Mr Sugden’s 90-year-old mother Helen.
The Sugden family have held previous fundraising events, including a cricket tournament organised by Mr Sugden’s older brother Andrew at Armitage Bridge Cricket Club, which raised £2,000 for Kirkwood Hospice in Dalton, where Mr Sugden spent his final days.
Mr Sugden had been a player and committee member at the club.