UK singer and songwriter, Faye Fantarrow passed away at the age of 21 after suffering from a brain tumor. The news of her passing away was announced on social media by her mother, Pam.
The young British singer had earlier beat leukemia twice when she was diagnosed with the disease at the age of only 8 years. However, the singer was recently diagnosed with a rare Glioma tumor in her brain by the doctors.
The release date of her debut EP, AWOL was preponed to February to accommodate the grim prognosis. Dave Stewart signed the young artist and oversaw the release of her song, AWOL through his label, Bay Street Records.
Talking about her unfortunate demise, Dave Stewart said in a statement, that he had spent an amazing creative time with Faye last summer making her debut album, and he was devastated after the young singer, Faye found out about her brain tumor.
Talking about the young artist, Faye’s personality Dave Stewart added, that Faye was a joy to be around, full of fun, laughter and sharp as a razor and a true artist in every sense. Being with her and watching her at work was something that he will never forget.
Stewart said that he was to have met Faye and her Mum Pam, as the two of them battled against all odds for Faye’s survival. And that it has been both traumatic and beautiful to witness their strength and dignity.