The mother of Jamie Inglis has paid an emotional tribute to him in verse at his funeral at York Minster today. Seven year old Jamie fought a long battle against cancer and helped raise thousands of pounds for treatment. Chris Kiddey reports.
Jamie's family released six white doves in his memory at the end of his funeral service at York Minster.
The mother of Jamie Inglis has paid tribute to him in verse at his funeral. Vicky Inglis told hundreds of mourners at York Minster, "You faced your pain with courage until the very end. You tried your best to stay with us but your fight was not in vain."
Seven year old Jamie fought a long battle against cancer and helped raise thousands of pounds for treatment.
Hundreds of people are at York Minster for the funeral of Jamie Inglis. They're taking part in a "celebration" of the life of seven-year-old Jamie.
Jamie lost his battle for life after twice beating cancer. The youngster had helped raise thousands of pounds for his treatment .
His mother Vicky will be among those paying tribute at the service.
Hundreds of people are expected to join in a "celebration" of the life of seven year old Jamie Inglis. People who have been moved by brave Jamie's fight for life are welcome to attend the service at York Minster, his parents have said.
Little Jamie lost his battle after twice beating cancer. He died after suffering an infection while having treatment for neuroblastoma. The youngster had helped raise thousands of pounds for his treatment - he touched the hearts of so many.
He was an extraordinary little boy who touched the hearts of so many. Amazingly seven year old Jamie Inglis beat cancer twice and helped raise thousands of pounds towards his own treatment, before losing his fight for life three weeks ago.
His family are devastated by his loss but are planning a huge celebration of his life at his funeral at York Minster. They want as many people as possible who've marvelled at his courage to go along and join them.
Sarah Clark has been to meet John and Vicky Inglis and Jamie's sister Poppy as they all paid tribute to a unique little boy.
The parents of a seven year old boy who raised hundreds of thousands of pounds for treatment before he lost his fight for life have called for his funeral at York Minster to be a public celebration. Jamie Inglis beat cancer twice and captured the hearts of so many as Sarah Clark now reports.
The family of Jamie Inglis from York have revealed the seven year old has died from the rare and very agressive childhood cancer neuroblastoma. Jamie died in hospital in Germany, with his family at his side.
He had been receiving specialist treatment there.The little boy's fight for life had touched the hearts of thousands. His mum Vicky said: "We have been truly blessed to bring such an amazing child into this world."
A schoolboy from York is due to be flown home today in a private plane after undergoing pioneering cancer treatment in Germany. Seven-year-old Jamie Inglis had the potentially lifesaving treatment for the childhood cancer neuroblastoma.
A kind-hearted samaritan has offered the use of their private plane - necessary to reduce the risk of infection.