93-year-old Englishman fulfills deathbed promise to late wife

Updated: Tuesday, November 12 2013, 08:26 PM EST
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(NEWSCHANNEL 3) - A 93-year-old Englishman fulfilled a wish he made to his wife on her deathbed.

Jack Hake's wife Victoria died of a nerve disease a few months ago.

Jack told her he would raise money so her doctors and nurses could get new equipment.

The triple-bypass survivor thought a skydive from 10,000 feet would be the best way to fundraise.

He made the jump with his wife's ashes.

Diving in tandem with his instructor, Jack made a perfect landing, and raised over $1,000 for charity.

"I don't know what the fuss is," he said about the jump. "I would do it again tomorrow."

Next, he is planning a skywalk, strapping himself to the top of a propeller plane.
93-year-old Englishman fulfills deathbed promise to late wife
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