TRIBUTES have today been paid to a cyclist who died after a crash with a car in Aberdeen.
Dad-of-three Neil Jaffrey died after the crash on North Anderson Drive on Sunday.
The 32-year-old, from Aberdeen, collided with a silver BMW at 3.45pm on Sunday.
Neil, who was also known as Eddie and is originally from Huntly, is survived by his wife Dawn, daughter Jessica, 2, and seven-week old twins Faye and Isla.
He is also survived by his parents Bill and Edna, of Insch, his brother Ian and his family.
Speaking on behalf of the family his wife Dawn said: “Neil was from a very close family. He was a much loved husband, dad, son, uncle, brother, cousin and friend to many.
“He was a popular person and had a sociable nature. Jessica absolutely loved spending time with him, whether it was going to the park together or washing the cars.
“Neil worked for Baker Oil Tools since he left school and had recently completed a degree in Mechanical Engineering with the Open University.
“He was originally from the Insch area and attended Insch Primary School and the Gordon Schools in Huntly.”
Neil was the 2008 winner of the Fraserburgh Half Marathon and his family said that sport was a big part of his life.
Dawn added: “He was always a very healthy person and loved sport, predominantly running, cycling and football.
“He had been in the boxing club in Insch and got more into running when he moved into Aberdeen.
“He was always very supportive and encouraging of others particularly when it came to sport.
“He was also an avid supporter of Aberdeen Football Club. He was much loved by us all and will be greatly missed.”