The Meningitis Trust is reminding people to be vigilant at this time of year especially over the symptoms of meningitis.
This couples married life was brought to a premature end when she contracted meningitis and died.
Despite being in hospital, her condition could not be reversed and a year after her death her husband is speaking out to remind everyone about this illness.
If you need any guidance on the signs and symptoms of meningitis check out the page on Meningitis Now.
We thought it was the medication but it turned out it was one of the symptoms of meningitis.