Dr Alex George says turnout at brother Llyr’s funeral ‘would have meant so much’ to him


LOVE Island’s Dr Alex George has thanked everyone who came to his brother Llyr’s funeral.

He said the turnout would have meant “so much” to Llyr, who sadly passed away last month.

Dr Alex George said the turnout to his younger brother Llyr’s funeral would have meant “so much” to him

Sharing a photo of him with Llyr, Alex followed it up with a heartfelt post, which read: “Thank you to everyone who came to the funeral yesterday.

It would have meant so much to Llyr seeing so many of you, sharing your love for him. We will never forget”.

Alex shared this touching tribute on the day of his little brother’s funeral

He then shared the same image to his Instagram feed and explained the funeral was the ‘hardest day of his life’.

“Yesterday I said goodbye to my little brother Llŷr. It was the hardest day of my life. Except it wasn’t goodbye,” he captioned the picture.

Llyr was due to follow in his older brother’s footsteps and start medical school next month

Alex added: “Llŷr, your dream was to become a doctor, you will live that dream. Every patient I see, we will do it together, you and I ❤.”

The 29-year-old then went on to say Llyr’s favourite passion was cars and said every time he’ll be out driving, he’ll feel Llyr’s presence with him.

Dr Alex described Llyr’s loss as an ‘insurmountable challenge’

‘We will never forget’, Alex wrote on Instagram Stories

“I know you will be there laughing and smiling with me. I love you so much Llŷr, you are always with me, my boy,” he wrote.

Alex’s Love Island pals sent their thoughts and condolences to the doctor. Hayley Hughes said: “Thinking of you and your family Alex.”

Alex said his brother was a car fanatic and said he’d think of him every time he’s out driving

Rosie Lewis commented: “My heart breaks for you Alex! All my love and thoughts are with you.”

On July 16, heartbroken Alex revealed he had lost his little brother, who was 10 years younger, to mental health.


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