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The amount of money donated to a charity supported by swimmer Susan Taylor has reached nearly £80,000.
Susan from Barwell in Leicestershire was swimming across the English Channel to raise money for the Rainbows Children's Hospice in Loughborough when she collapsed and died.
Hundreds of people have attended the funeral of a woman who died while trying to swim the English Channel. Last month Susan Taylor collapsed just a mile from the French coast.
She was raising money for charities including a Children's Hospice in Leicestershire. The total raised has so far reached nearly £80k.
The funeral of Leicestershire swimmer, Susan Taylor, has taken place.
Mourners are arriving at St Mary's Parish Church, at Barwell in Leicestershire, for the funeral of Susan Taylor.
Mrs Taylor died two and a half weeks ago, after suddenly collapsing during an attempt to swim the English Channel.
At the time the 34-year-old was attempting the 21 mile swim to raise money for charity - including the Rainbows Children's Hospice in Loughborough.
The funeral of a woman from Leicestershire, who died while attempting to swim across the English Channel, is being held today.
Susan Taylor collapsed as she approached the French coast.
The swimmer, from Barwell, was raising money for charity. Her online donation page has raised over £65,000.