"We took her to a disability centre in Algarve as well, which is a specialised holiday centre for families with special needs children.
"In recent years, she also spent time at the Weelsby Hall too. The staff loved her there, and she always loved pushing herself around in her big wheelchair and enjoying herself.
"It breaks my heart because she was developing constantly, just slower than most people.
"She gave me more love in those 22 years than anyone else ever could. She was always laughing, even when there was nothing to laugh about, and telling me to take her to the washing machine when it was on so she could watch it go round and round.
"When I go to her funeral, it won't be me saying goodbye, I will be celebrating her birthday with all of the people whose lives she has affected and made better.
"It's just so sudden because we thought she had turned the corner with it. She had even sat up and waved at me Sunday tea time when we were video calling each other.
"I missed her by 30 minutes as I was driving to Grimsby to see her. They had informed us that it would be best to start end of life care and I tried to get over in time, but she passed away shortly after that.
"She started with symptoms on Monday of last week and did a test in the hospital. The test came back positive and she remained at home and was doing well until her condition worsened.
"But they have told me she passed quickly and peacefully. She must have been scared, but even the NHS staff said that she had a great sense of humour.
"She was just an amazing person, and brought a smile to the face of everyone that met her, and she will be so sorely missed."
“Id like to personally thank her mother for trying so desperately hard with her cares at home once she had been tested”
Philippa is survived by her dad, David Raper, her mum, Helen Williams, and her step-
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