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It is with regret to announce to our readers that South African media personality Mark Pilgrim, known as DJ on 5FM, 94.7 Highveld Stereo and more, has passed away at the age of 53. Yes, Mark Pilgrim is no longer among us. The heartbreaking news was confirmed by HOT 102.7FM, he said in a statement online. It was heartbreaking to hear this sad news from officials. A DJ, Mark is an experienced radio and TV presenter. News of his sudden death was confirmed via an online statement on Sunday, March 5, 2023. Let’s see what was the reason for his sudden death.
HOT 102.7 FM’s general manager said in a statement, “It is with great sadness that I share this news. At 10:45 this morning, our hero and brother and much-loved radio personality, Mark Pilgrim, Pilgrim lost his battle with cancer. An hour later, the statement was shared on Facebook. Because of this statement alone, it has become clear that Mark Pilgrim died of a long battle with cancer. Madurai The statement continued, “He fought bravely to the last moment. Mark passed away peacefully at home with his fiancé Adrienne. Together they passed his last breath.”
Mark Pilgrim Cause of Death?
Mark was diagnosed with stage 4 lung cancer in March 2022, and in June it was discovered that the lung cancer had spread to his femur, base of his spine and lymph nodes, the report said. After he was diagnosed with cancer, he posted a video series on YouTube documenting his recovery.
Born September 20, 1969, formerly known as Mark Pilgrim. He is a South African media personality who has hosted several radio and television shows during his career as a DJ including 5FM, 94.7 Highveld Stereo, 95.5 Kfm, Hot919 and currently Hot102.7 fm.He has also appeared on television shows such as Big Brother South Africa, which ran for two seasons, and the MNET game show Powers of 10.
Pilgrim hosted a chart show on 2 radio stations in October 2007. He retired from radio at the end of June 2014, but later, he made a comeback after a few months at the brand new Hot 91.9 FM in Johannesburg. His presence in the radio world will never be forgotten by his colleagues. He always goes out of his way to achieve everything in his life. Unfortunately, there is no information regarding his funeral and obituary, we will share all the details when we have them. Please keep Mark Pilgrim in your prayers and thoughts.