Debs Price was an ordinary person who spent her life achieving extraordinary things, usually to help other people help themselves. Despite being seriously ill with cancer for 5 years, she made the time to continue to help young people and also helped other cancer sufferers through their treatment.
Here is an extract from the tribute paid at the memorial service for Debs in March 2013, which provides insight into the sort of woman she was and why she inspired people to help others:
“I can honestly say I have never come across anyone like Debs. Since the day I met her I saw something incredibly special about this charismatic, fun, intelligent, efficient, knowledgeable, smiley individual.
It wasn’t long before I realised just how special she was when I discovered how ill she was and she still gave 100% in everything she did. In fact I would say 110% as it was always Debs who put her hand up if you needed something done- anything, even in the middle of chemo she was up for literally everything. She was a total inspiration to everyone throughout those years and we all loved her dearly for it.”
Debs was always fun- always full of chat, jokes, songs, concern for others and total optimism –even when very often the position-usually her own-was dire- she devoted her time to encourage others to help themselves.
Her fun was part of the reason people loved her so much-and were so inspired by her.”