Tributes have poured in for Rugby Union coach Michael Beard who died this week after his bike collided with a bus.
Mr Beard, 31, helped to found the University of Lincoln Rugby Union society and was a teacher at Lincoln Christ Hospital School as well as a Head Coach for the university’s rugby union side.
A GoFundMe page has been started to help his family and you can donate here.
People across Lincoln have been sending in their tributes.
Thoughts & prayers with family & friends of Michael Beard. A tragic loss to community. Always had time for us. RIP pic.twitter.com/gIxJpqEjwM
— Lincoln Rugby League (@Uni_Lincoln_RL) March 26, 2015
We're devastated to hear of the passing of our very good friend, Michael Beard. Sending our deepest condolences to Nicky, Ella and Jack xxx
— the gentry (@thegentryLinc) March 26, 2015
RIP Michael Beard an absolute legend among Lincoln and a true gent. Will be missed. Thoughts are with your family.
— Mark O'Leary (@moleary88) March 26, 2015
Our thoughts are with the family & friends of Michael Beard at this time of sorrow.A true gent, dedicated to our Rugby Teams past & present.
— QUACK! (@QUACKLINC) March 26, 2015
— Lucy Rigby (@LucyRigby) March 26, 2015
Really touching to have the contribution mike beard made to sports at Lincoln acknowledged at Sports Council this evening. RIP Mike
— Brian Alcorn (@ULSU_PRES) March 26, 2015