DJ Stu Allan, identified for dance music within the 90s, has died following a battle with most cancers, his household confirmed.
Allan, who beforehand labored on Piccadilly Radio and Key103 within the 80s and 90s, had been recognized with most cancers a 12 months in the past.
His family and friends shared information of his demise with followers, writing on Fb: ‘It’s with a lot disappointment that we write this message to let you recognize that Stu has handed away at this time.
‘As you recognize, he has been in poor health for some time now, and has been battling most cancers for nearly a 12 months.
‘Whereas we’re so unhappy he’s not with us, we’re relieved he’s lastly at peace, after his sickness.’
The assertion added: ‘We might be holding a memorial occasion in Stu’s reminiscence someday quickly, the place we will all have fun his superb life. However for now Alison, Paul, Gary and Stu’s household want time to return to phrases with their loss.
‘Please be happy to depart a remark beneath and inform us the way you knew Stu, and what recollections you’ve of him.’
Fellow DJ Carl Cox led the tributes, writing: ‘I’m so very sorry to listen to this information at this time, My condolences goes out to his household and associates. R.I.P Stu.’
Kiss DJ Anton Powers added: ‘Completely gutted concerning the passing of @stu_allan. He was my inspiration to be a DJ.
‘I acquired faux ID after I was 15 to see him play & I listened to his Key 103 reveals religiously. They are saying by no means meet you heroes however with Stu that wasn’t true. RIP Stu and ideas with your loved ones x.’
Followers additionally paid tribute, including: ‘With out Stu and his early home music hour within the 80’s I don’t suppose I might have turn out to be so captivated with this music or made a life from it.
‘I owe him alot, we turned associates and I continuously let him know that. I’m so very unhappy you might be gone mate. Heartbroken.’
DJ Anne Savage additionally wrote: ‘So very unhappy to listen to the information about Stu. Deepest condolensces to his household and associates.
‘Such an inspiration to me as a younger DJ and a task mannequin all through my life since. What a gent on and off the decks. Relaxation in peace Stu.’
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