Even after his death in the early 21st century, he continued to meet the Doctor, having risen from the grave.
The Brigadier's daughter, Kate Stewart, gave him a continuing legacy, both in her role as UNIT's Chief Scientific Officer and through her interactions with the Doctor.
Hughes also said on the day of her burial, "It was a fight to the death.
THE tragedy of an early death, particularly a suicide, is ghoulishly matched by the interest it provokes. Her many fans show an intense, possessive adoration in which her life and work are never separated.