The tributes were paid to a popular and gifted surgeon at the Royal Liverpool Hospital who was found dead at his home in Childwall at the age of 36.
Dr. James Nicholson dedicated his career to finding a cure for pancreatic cancer.  His mother Pam said the world was a "darker place" without him, while his work colleagues said he would be very lost.
They spoke after an investigation was conducted on the death of dr. Nicholson at the Liverpool coroners' court.  Several members of Dr's family participated in the survey. Nicholson, including his mother Pam, father Leslie and brother William.
Anita Bhardwaj's medical examiner heard that Dr. Nicholson had been shocked after breaking up with his 18-year-old partner, who had moved abroad to take up a teaching assignment in China.  Shortly before his death, Dr Nicholson was traveling to the United States, but on his return to the United Kingdom he made several calls to a friend, in which he had talked about people who took their lives and how they had been found.
The investigation has learned that dr. Nicholson was found dead in the bathroom of his home in Childwall Valley Road, with an apparent suicide note written on the mirror.
As a tribute to Dr. Nicholson, a native of Stockton-on-Tees, his mother Pam told the investigation: "Lit
"He was loved by everyone he met – 450 people attended his funeral, including friends and relatives who traveled from afar like Dubai.  "He was also a fantastic doctor and surgeon.The world is a darker place without him.
Psychological assistance and suicide support
Helplines and support groups
The NHS website Choices lists the following help lines and support networks for people to talk to.  Samaritans (116 123) runs a 24-hour service available every day of the year, if you prefer to write how you feel, or if you're worried about hearing over the phone by accident, you can send an email to Samaritans @ samaritans.org
Ms Bhardwaj recorded a suicide verdict.
Peter Williams, Health Director at the Royal Liverpool and Broadgreen University Hospitals NHS Trust, said: "James Nicholson was a much loved colleague at the Royal.
"He has dedicated his short but brilliant career to looking for a cure for pancreatic cancer.
"James joined the Royal as an apprentice in general practice, he misses much of everything he has worked with and his patients, and our thoughts and condolences continue to be with family and friends in this difficult time. "
The charitable organization Pancreatic Cancer UK also paid tribute to Dr. Nicholson, saying," James was a talented surgeon who dedicated his brief but exceptional research career to the fight against pancreatic cancer  "James loved his work and loved his patients and their families, he will be deeply lost by all of us who left behind him."