Kirsty Howard


Age: 20

British hospice fundraiser who captured the hearts of the nation with her determination after she was the only British child (and one of only two worldwide) born with a back-to-front heart causing the misplacement of her internal organs, but who became a tireless fundraiser raising more than 7.5 million pounds for Francis House Children's Hospice in Manchester where she received care and also accompanied former England national football captain David Beckham to hand over the Jubilee baton to Queen Elizabeth II during the opening ceremony of the 2002 Commonwealth Games in Manchester.

Cause of Death: After a kidney infection

Born: September 20, 1995

Died: October 24, 2015

Manchester, England