Family Pays Tribute to Father and Son Found Dead in Glencoe Hillwalking Tragedy

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Family Pays Tribute to Father and Son Found Dead in Glencoe Hillwalking Tragedy

Family Pays Tribute To Father And Son Found Dead In Glencoe Hillwalking Tragedy

The family of Tom Parry, 49, and his 12-year-old son Richie, who tragically died after going missing during a hillwalking trip in Glencoe, have paid tribute to their beloved father and son.

Family Pays Tribute To Father And Son Found Dead In Glencoe Hillwalking Tragedy

Tom and Richie, from Cheshire, had embarked on a hiking excursion in the Scottish Highlands on Tuesday but failed to return home as scheduled on Wednesday. Their bodies were discovered by rescuers on Stob Coire Nan Lochan in Glencoe on Wednesday evening.

Family Pays Tribute To Father And Son Found Dead In Glencoe Hillwalking Tragedy

Family Pays Tribute To Father And Son Found Dead In Glencoe Hillwalking Tragedy
family pays tribute to father and son found dead in glencoe hillwalking tragedy

In a heartfelt statement released through the police, Tom’s wife Gemma described him as a “caring and loving father” and husband, while Richie was remembered as an “energetic, loving boy” who cherished quizzes, maths, and sports. The family expressed their gratitude to the Scottish and Cheshire police, mountain rescue services, and the broader community for their support during this challenging time.

Family Pays Tribute To Father And Son Found Dead In Glencoe Hillwalking Tragedy

Family Pays Tribute To Father And Son Found Dead In Glencoe Hillwalking Tragedy
family pays tribute to father and son found dead in glencoe hillwalking tragedy

Inspector Katy Duncan extended sympathies to the Parry family and thanked all involved in the search efforts. Glencoe Mountain Rescue Team, among others, assisted in the operation.

Family Pays Tribute To Father And Son Found Dead In Glencoe Hillwalking Tragedy

The father and son were experienced hillwalkers, according to Glencoe Mountain Rescue, who expressed deep sadness over the outcome.

Family Pays Tribute To Father And Son Found Dead In Glencoe Hillwalking Tragedy

Friends and colleagues also mourned the loss of Tom and Richie. Bart Seaton-Said, a childhood friend of Tom’s, fondly remembered their shared experiences growing up in Ipswich, highlighting Tom’s heroic and sensitive nature. Nigel Howle, a former colleague, described Tom as kind and knowledgeable in his field of market research.

Family Pays Tribute To Father And Son Found Dead In Glencoe Hillwalking Tragedy

The tragic incident has deeply affected the community, reminding all of the inherent risks associated with outdoor activities. As the Parry family grieves their loss, they are comforted by the outpouring of support from loved ones and strangers alike. Tom and Richie will be dearly missed but never forgotten.

A report has been submitted to the Procurator Fiscal as investigations into the incident continue.

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