John McMahon

John was looking forward to a long and happy retirement with his wife Judith. Previously fit and well, he began experiencing seizure and was later diagnosed with a low grade glioblastoma brain tumour. Within months the tumour had changed to an aggressive grade IV and he underwent radiotherapy and chemotherapy. He defied expectations to live for three-and-a-half years, losing his battle in June 2014. Here, his wife Judith tells his story…


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