Tragically, on the same day, Dave Oates - who was based at Brighouse and Bradford ambulance stations - also died, from motor neurone disease.
The two men’s fellow paramedics got together for a charity football match in their memory which has become an annual event, raising just over £2,000.
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The Stanley Oates Cup, held in Liversedge, saw paramedics from Bradford Ambulance Station - playing as Bradford Ambo - pitted against a team from Halifax and Brighouse ambulance stations - Brigax.
The money will go to charities chosen by the two men's widows - Scotty's Little Soldiers and Calder Valley Search and Rescue Team.