Great British Bake Off’s Luis Troyano Dies at 48

Luis Troyano, a finalist from Great British Bake Off‘s 2014 season and a fan favorite contestant on the reality baking competition show, has tragically passed away from cancer at the age of 48.

His manager confirmed the tragic news on Twitter, writing, “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.”

The show wrote in a statement, “We are deeply saddened to hear that Luis Troyano has passed away. It was a huge honour and pleasure to have him in the Bake Off Tent for Series Five. Our condolences and thoughts go out to his friends and family.”

Our thoughts are with Luis‘ family, friends, and loved ones during this difficult time. RIP.

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