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Stu Allan dead – Nineties dance music legend dies year after cancer diagnosis, sparking tributes to rave scene ‘hero’

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DJ Stu Allen is being remembered as a "90s music icon" after his death was announced on social media. Tributes are following for the Manchester-based musician after friends and family shared he had died on social media.

Allen was known as an influential force throughout the house music scene who had a huge heart as well as his talent. He worked for Piccadilly Radio - now known as Greatest Hits Radio - and Key 103 - which today is Hits Radio - during the 80s and 90s.

A Twitter post announcing his death said: "It is with much sadness that we write this message to let you know that Stu has passed away today. "We will be holding a memorial event in Stu's memory sometime soon, where we can all celebrate his amazing life.

Please leave a comment below and what memories you have of Stu." READ MORE IN SHOWBIZ'IT WASN'T RIGHT' Phil & Holly 'heckled by crowd for skipping queue to see Queen's coffin'HERE WAG GO AGAIN Coleen & Becky back in court for ANOTHER Wagatha Christie legal battle Legendary techno DJ Carl Cox paid tribute to one of his "heroes" last night and offered his condolences to Stu's family.

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