Families pay tribute to those lost in 2021

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We would like to help you honour your loved ones lost over the past year in Suffolk - Credit: Andrea Piacquadio/Pexels

While many chose the start of the new year to look forward, families in Suffolk have been remembering their loved ones.

The family of HGV driver Keith Rudland from Ipswich are among those who have shared their story, remembering a loving grandfather who was a "massive character".

We want to give you an opportunity to share your memories of those you have lost, to tell the community about their greatest achievements, their hobbies and interests and their love of their family.

Last year was difficult for everyone, as we lived through the pandemic and more than 1,500 people in Suffolk died after contracting Covid-19, while thousands of others were lost to other causes.

For most families, there was not even an opportunity to say a proper farewell, or hold a fitting funeral.

To honour someone you have lost, you can submit your own tribute using this Google Form and one of our journalists will be in touch.

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