Death of brave cancer fundraiser

CANCER sufferer Jane Tomlinson has died it can be revealed today.Mrs Tomlinson, 43 from Leeds raised £1.75million for charities after being diagnosed with terminal cancer seven years ago.

CANCER sufferer Jane Tomlinson has died it can be revealed today.

Mrs Tomlinson, 43 from Leeds raised £1.75million for charities after being diagnosed with terminal cancer seven years ago.

She defied her illness to carry out gruelling feats of endurance, becoming the first person on chemotherapy to run a marathon, to raise the money.

Mrs Tomlinson, died at St Gemma's Hospice, Leeds, at 9pm yesterday.

She was diagnosed with terminal cancer seven years ago but defied her illness - and often doctors' orders - to dedicate her life to raising money for charity.

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