BIRTWISTLE Alan On October 24th at home early morning Alan collapsed and died in his wifes arm. Alan was 78 years old. His cremation took place midday on 9th November at Vale Royal Crematorium. Many thanks to Nagles, for the kindness and consideration shown to my beloved husband. Also, to many dear friends and relatives of Alan's who attended his cremation service. It was a beautiful caring service and Caroline held onto me all through. Thank you to Weaverham Doctors, Dr Sheldon, Halpin and Dixon.