North East Wales

Tribute to Eifion Hughes, 84, who died in van collision

Eifion Hughes
Image caption Eifion Hughes was married to Caryl for 54 years

The wife of a pensioner who died from his injuries after a collision involving a van outside a building society has paid tribute to him.

Eifion Hughes, 84, died six days after the incident outside Britannia building society in Bangor on 6 August.

The retired lecturer at Bangor Normal College was originally from Wrexham where his father was a Baptist minister.

His wife Caryl said he would be "very much missed" by family and friends.

Mr Hughes, who completed a botany degree at Swansea University before teaching at Llandeilo Grammar School, had been married to Caryl for 54 years.

North Wales Police are appealing for witnesses to come forward.

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