Wife of Sergeant Graham Saville pays tribute to ‘wonderful’ man
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The wife of Sergeant Graham Saville has paid tribute to a “wonderful” man who had a “desire to help others”.
She said her husband’s death had devastated her family but they had taken great comfort from the outpouring of love and admiration for him.
The 46-year-old died on Tuesday (29 August) from injuries sustained when he was hit by a train as he attempted to save a distressed man in Balderton.
Paying tribute to her husband, she said: “Graham was a wonderful man. He was laid back, funny, silly and adventurous – he lived life to the full. He loved his job and joined the police to do something worthwhile and to make a difference.
“Ultimately his desire to help others has led to him making the ultimate sacrifice. We are devastated. The outpouring of love from all those who knew him is testament to the amazing person he was.