Leeds plans permanent memorial for Sir Jimmy Saville
Leeds is currently planning to mark the life of Sir Jimmy Saville with a tribute, residents are welcomed by the city to contribute their opinions and ideas for the cause.
The intention for the memorial is to celebrate his life and his contributions to the city. They also want to take into account the views of the people of Leeds, and those who remember him so fondly.
The charitable DJ/ Tv presenter sadly passed away on Saturday 29th October at the age of 84, Where he died quietly in his home in Roundhay. Police were called to the scene but no suspicions were raised about his death.
Details of his death are still unknown, but it is known that he had recently been taken into Leeds General Infirmary due to pneumonia but was later released.
Most of all Sir Jimmy was famous for his appearance on Jim’ll Fix It and his impecable charity work. Although many know and love him for his big gold chains, cigars and flamboyant dress code.
Mrs Blake said the views of people in Leeds would be taken into account when the council began planning how Sir Jimmy’s life would be marked.We want to take into account the views of the people of Leeds, those who remember him so fondly,” she said.
“He was a real Leeds lad and, now, of course, a Leeds legend who stayed true to his roots.”
Sir Jimmy will be sorely missed by all.