A private funeral was held today for Granada Reports presenter Tony Morris.
He had presented the Granada reports for 17 years.
Thousands of viewers paid tribute to Tony in a.
The messages will be shared with his daughters Natalie and Rebecca.
There was also a huge wave of support forin memory of Tony.
He received a remarkable £ 14,000 in donations from the public, as well as hundreds of cards and goodwill messages from across the country.
Talk toNatalie Morris, who is also a journalist, said it was undeniable that her father inspired others, but never considered herself a role model.
I now know how difficult it can be to be the only non-white face in editorial meetings, but he did that 20 years ago. It couldn’t have been easy, but it’s a testament to his talent and resilience as he broke those barriers and paved the way for a new generation.