Iris Yee lost her partner Lidia in a road crash in 2013. She now volunteers for Brake, including playing a leading role in Road Safety Week 2014. She writes about her experiences of bereavement at www.griefontheroad.wordpress.com. 

May
27

Seven years gone: A letter to Lidia

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Iris’s partner Lidia was killed on the road on 23 May 2013. Iris has kindly given permission for us to share a letter she has written to Lidia, seven years on from this tragedy. Brake provides support to people affected by road death and serious injury through the National Road Victim Service. If you need support, we are there for you. Find out more and how to get in touch at www.brake.org.uk/victim-support.

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Aug
04

Mount Snowdon: fundraising for road safety

Mount Snowdon: fundraising for road safety

It was only four months after the death of her partner, Lidia Zoetemelk, in May 2013, that Brake volunteer Iris Yee took part in a fundraising challenge which raised £4,200 for Brake, treking up Mount Snowdown with other bereaved volunteers. In one of the many Dear Lidia letters she wrote in the first year after her death, Iris describes that day.

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May
29

Grief on the road: losing Lidia, two years on

Grief on the road: losing Lidia, two years on

Two years ago, Brake volunteer Iris Yee's partner Lidia Zoetemelk was killed by an HGV while riding their scooter. To mark the anniversary of her death, Iris shares a little of her experience of being bereaved by a road crash.

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