Star of The Great British Bake Off, Luis Troyano has died at the age of 48.
Luis, a graphic designer, took part in Bake Off back in 2014, reaching the final alongside Richard Burr and Nancy Birtwhistle.
His manager shared the news on Twitter, calling him a “fantastic man with a love of baking that saw him get to the finals of GBBO, write a wonderful book, Bake It Great, and do so much more”.
Luis’ wife Louise has set up a JustGiving page in his memory, fundraising for MacMillan Cancer Support.
Sadly, my lovely client lost his brave fight against Oesophageal cancer last week. A fantastic man with a love of baking that saw him get to the finals of GBBO, write a wonderful book, Bake It Great and do so much more. Always in our thoughts.https://t.co/S61Zgm3Vms
— Anne Kibel (@AKAManagement) November 3, 2020
On the website, she wrote: “Your life was a blessing, your memory a treasure, you are loved beyond words and missed beyond measure x.”
She also shared some words from her late husband, writing: “This page has been set up for Macmillan Cancer Support but in truth, Luis gave a big thank you to everyone involved in his care. In Luis’ own words…