Manchester music legend and DJ Stu Allan has died after a cancer battle. The Manchester producer and dance DJ, who was a fan favourite on the 1990s rave scene, had been diagnosed with cancer for almost a year before he died on Thursday (September 22).
Stu's death was announced on Thursday night with a heartfelt statement on the musician's official Facebook page. The musician's family said they were 'relieved he is finally at peace' following his illness, with a memorial event in his memory set to be organised.
The 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. READ MORE Late night restaurant and nightclub MNKY HSE announces Manchester launch date "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." Allan previously worked for Piccadilly Radio and Key 103 in Manchester in the 1980s and 1990s.Read more on manchestereveningnews.co.uk