Devastated Edinburgh family rocked by sudden death of mum with 'heart of gold' fundraising for funeral costs

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Kellie Greig tragically died aged 54 on May 21 with the circumstances still unexplained.

An Edinburgh family left heartbroken after the sudden death of a ‘mother, nana, auntie, cousin and great friend’ are fundraising for funeral costs.

Kellie Greig tragically died aged 54 on May 21 with the circumstances still unexplained. A loving mum to 27-year-old Hollie Kirk, she was described as having a ‘heart of gold’.

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Grieving daughter Hollie’s worries have been compounded by financial difficulties which could make it tough to give her beloved mum the send-off she deserves.

Kellie Greig passed away suddenly on May 21Kellie Greig passed away suddenly on May 21
Kellie Greig passed away suddenly on May 21 | Handout

But cousins Amy Gillon, Claire Kleen and Marion Mears have banded together to set up an online fundraiser and help cover the costs of Kellie’s funeral.

Writing on behalf of Hollie, Amy said: “On the 21st of May we received the heartbreaking news that Kellie Greig a mother, nana, auntie, cousin and great friend sadly passed away.

“We as a family are looking for any donations towards funeral costs to give our Kellie the send off she well and truly deserves. As everyone knows funerals aren’t cheap especially with the cost of living going on.

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“Hollie was Kellie’s only daughter left, to still be so young and have to worry about today’s funeral costs are heartbreaking nobody should ever have to worry about these things.

“We want to help Hollie be free of any financial burdens.

“Please donate anything at all if you can, Kellie had a heart of gold and would do anything for anyone whether it was friends or family it’s now our turn to do the same.”

You can donate to the fundraiser here.

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