The father-of-five was was diagnosed with a crippling form of dementia in which his condition deteriorates everyday
A man arranged a quick wedding with his fiancée to enable him remember his bride after he was diagnosed with dementia.
62-yr-old Taffy Sharlotte was already engaged to Christine Carroll when the doctor broke the devastating news to them.
The father-of-five was was diagnosed with a crippling form of dementia in which his condition deteriorates everyday.
Sharlotte told reporters that a day before the wedding, he could hardly remember his own name and feared he would be unable to sign the register.
"We do not know how long Taffy has. He already suffers with the illness.
"When Taffy was finally diagnosed we asked the doctor about marriage and whether he would be able to be married if he wasn't of sound mind.
"He advised us that he was okay to get married but it ought to be sooner rather than later. So we had to get on with it
"We were absolutely devastated when he was diagnosed. How cruel to finally find Mr Right and this happens.
"But I wouldn't change our time together for the world."
"We have had some lovely times together," she continued.
"I'm creating an album show I can show him in the future in the hope it jogs his memory," Carroll told Mirror UK after the couple married in a quiet ceremony at Leeds Town Hall, West Yorkshire.