READ MORE: Tributes pour in for DJ as he dies days after biggest track of life is releasedThe message read: "It is with much sadness that we write this message to let you know that Stu has passed away today."As you know, he has been ill for a while now, and has been battling cancer for almost a year."While we’re so sad he is no longer with us, we are relieved he is finally at peace, after his illness."We will be holding a memorial event in Stu’s memory sometime soon, where we can all celebrate his amazing life."But for now Alison, Paul, Gary and Stu’s family need time to come to terms with their loss.The statement then invited fans to share their fond memories of the DJ in the comments.It concluded: "Please feel free to leave a comment below and tell us how you knew Stu, and what memories you have of him."Heartfelt tributes from fans and friends flooded in for the star.One fan wrote: "Totally gutted, what a legend from bowlers to OSN he has undoubtedly brought joy and so many people together.
He will be missed but he will always be remembered xx"Another agreed: "RIP what a legend he was and brought so much happiness to a lot of people thinking of all his family [heartbroken emojis] xx".A third commented: "Thank you for the music Stu Allan.
Rest in peace and harmony"Stu worked for Piccadilly Radio and Key 103 in Manchester during the 1980s and 90s.He was ranked the world's No.3 DJ by DJ Magazine in 1993 following his popular hip hop, house music and hardcore techno mixes.This is a breaking showbiz story and is being constantly updated.
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