Lanark’s Angela Glendinning walked marathon in memory of late husband

Angela Glendinning (39) from Lanark will take part in the SHINE charity walk event in Glasgow in aid of Cancer Research UK in memory of her husband Billy'13/8/11'Picture by Lindsay Addison
Angela Glendinning (39) from Lanark will take part in the SHINE charity walk event in Glasgow in aid of Cancer Research UK in memory of her husband Billy'13/8/11'Picture by Lindsay Addison

FAR from retreating into self-pity, a recently widowed Lanark woman has turned tragedy into triumph in memory of her late husband.

When popular Lanark butcher William ‘Beefy’ Glendinning died of cancer this summer, no-one would have blamed his 37-year-old widow Angela for taking a long time out to recover.

After all, she and Billy had been through some harrowing times together in his four year struggle to survive after being diagnosed with the dreaded disease.

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