MARK GEOFFREY COX MSc, DMS, FCMI, SIIRSM, G.I.FIRE Geoff and Lynn would like to extend our most heartfelt thanks for the many masses, prayers, cards, flowers, letters and messages of sympathy from home and around the world at this very sad time. With special thanks for the wonderful and caring support from Julie, Michael, David, Jonathan and their families, without which the passing of Mark would have been even more unbearable. Our gratitude goes to the police, paramedics and air ambulance for their enormous efforts. To Marks close friends at home and abroad thank you for your invaluable support. We also extend our most grateful thanks to all Marks friends and colleagues at N. A . T .O. for their many wonderful tributes. Our thanks also to former fire service colleagues from home and abroad for their messages of condolence. To Lancashire Fire and Rescue Stations at Darwen and Bamber Bridge for escorting Mark on his final turnout, Father Brian for his understanding and compassionate service, Rob of Bigtank productions for streaming the funeral service and last but by no means least to Gary and his team at Darwen Funeral Services for the outstanding dignity they gave to Mark. We are sure that Mark would be very proud and humbled, so therefore on his behalf - Thank you.