The tragic news was reported on Friday that a beloved weather anchor for BBC has passed away. Dianne Oxberry died at the age of 51.
Following the news of her death, several viewers and coworkers took to social media to mourn the tragic loss. Now, her official cause of death has been confirmed.
Sadly, Oxberry passed away on Thursday morning at The Christie Hospital in Manchester. The 51-year-old died after a short battle with cancer.
According to the Mirror, few people even knew that Oxberry was sick. The broadcaster reportedly did not show any signs of illness, even after leading a 100-mile relay in November to support Children-In-Need.
The news site confirmed that Oxberry was even very active on social media until recent days. Her last post was made on December 28, showing a photo of a puppy.
Reports confirmed that Oxberry was only recently diagnosed with cancer. She stayed working at the network until mid-December.
Oxberry’s husband, Ian Hindle, wrote, “Dianne was an amazing wife and mother who embraced life to the full. She was an inspiration to all who knew and loved her but also to the people who watched and welcomed her into their homes each night as if she were part of their family too.”
Several others poured in tributes about Dianne’s life as well:
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