Councillor Alex Ward Death Dead – Councillor Alex Ward Obituary: Cause of Death
Councillor Alex Ward has passed after battling with motor neurone disease.
Our heartfelt condolences to his family and friends.
Councillor Alex Ward had served on Ashford Borough Council (ABC) since his election last year, representing the Beaver ward for Labour.
He was diagnosed last year of motor neurone disease, he continued to attend virtual meetings even up to last week.
On July 6, he married his partner of 10 years, Elizabeth, in what was possibly the first wedding allowed in Ashford since the lockdown.
He passed away peacefully yesterday morning at the Kent and Canterbury Hospital.
Mr Ward was born in London in 1989, moving to High Halden near Tenterden in 1996.
Being educated at Linden Grove Primary School in Stanhope and Bethany School in Curtisden Green, Goudhurst, he then studied multimedia journalism at Canterbury Christ Church University.