Greg Gilbert died of cancer last week
Delay’s Aaron Gilbert has taken to Twitter to thank fans for the “messages of love and support” following the death of his brother and bandmate Greg last week.
Greg was diagnosed with stage 4 bowel cancer in 2016, it had also spread to his lungs. He died on 30 September at the age of 44, “We and all of you have given him on this journey.”
“It’s bursting with every single atom of me to say thank you for all your messages of love and support,” began Statement shared by Aaron Before today (October 5).
“I haven’t had a chance to answer you all, but I/we just need you to know how lucky we all feel to be here as our pilot light flickers through the darkness and keeps us swell up there. Someone else has just lost a brother, a son, or a partner, and they have to do it all alone, which seems unimaginable.”
— Aaron Gilbert (@AaronDelays) 5 October 2021
“The outpouring of love is not only testament to how Greg touched your life, but come on I believe in the beauty of connection and community, not only here but across the ocean. That’s love and light. I love you.” I can’t fully express my gratitude to each and every one of you. Thank you so much. I think you’re all the stars.”
He ended the message by saying “I don’t know who sent me this video but it’s every sentiment. Further” adding to the 10-minute video tribute to Greg.
You can donate to the Countess Mountbatten Hospice, which cares for people with “life-limiting” illnesses and their families in Southampton and West Hampshire, Here.