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Stephen Sutton: Staffordshire council leader's tribute

By Staffordshire Newsletter  |  Posted: May 14, 2014

By Alison Thomas

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Staffordshire County Council leader Philip Atkins,has joined in the tributes to Staffordshire teenage cancer fundraiser Stephen Sutton – who died today.

“Stephen was an ordinary boy who has left an extraordinary legacy," Councillor Atkins said.

"He will be remembered not just for the millions of pounds he raised, but for his remarkable spirit, bravery and sheer selfless determination to help other young cancer sufferers.

“Stephen’s story is truly an inspirational one and the county shares in the absolute sadness of losing one of Staffordshire’s most courageous sons at such a young age. Our thoughts are, of course, very much with his family today.”

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