Did Harry Gration Die Of Cancer? What We Know About The Family Obituary After Demise

Late Harry Gration being appointed as Member of the Order of the British Empire in 2013 ( Source : Itv )

Former BBC Yorkshire Look North's main anchor, Harry Gration sadly died at the age of 71 on 24th June 2022. His former co-presenter, Amy Garcia, announced the news of his passing.

The 71-year-old had worked with BBC Yorkshire as the main anchor for Look North for more than 40 years. His family, friends, and co-workers are deeply heartbroken by the sudden passing of the journalist.

Let us learn more about the incident, the cause of the BBC anchor's death, and details regarding his family obituary.


Did Harry Gration Die Of Cancer? Harry Gration Death Cause

Many assume that Harry Gration had a terminal illness like cancer, but the cause of his death has not yet been revealed to the public.

The BBC host had some health issues before retiring as the main anchor for the Look North show. He was reportedly hospitalized for pneumonia-related symptoms in October 2020.

Late Harry Gration hosting Look North with Amy Garcia
Late Harry Gration hosting Look North with Amy Garcia ( Source : Yorkpress )

Due to his health complications, the journalist declared that he would be retiring as an anchor for the BBC Yorkshire.

The BBC broadcaster was seen posting on his Twitter just a day before his sudden passing, expressing his remorse and respect for a grieving family, and to think the news of his passing would be on the same media is very heartbreaking.

It seems like the passing of Harry Gration was sudden and most likely from heart failure, which could be highly plausible with his recent pneumonia-related symptoms.

Harry Gration's Family Obituary Details

Harry Gration's family has not yet addressed the news of his passing as they are probably in shock and devastated by the sudden passing of their beloved husband and father.

Harry Gration with his wife and kids
Harry Gration with his wife and kids ( Source : Twitter )

The former BBC journalist was married to his wife, Helen Gration, and had three children with Helen. Gration also fathered three other children from his former wives.

The news of the passing of the former BBC anchor was announced by his former co-presenter, Amy Garcia, on live television, holding back tears since she was close with the former co-worker.

She expressed her deepest condolences to his wife and children.

The official BBC Yorkshire page also paid tribute to their former Look North host on Twitter, saying,

"Our much-loved friend and colleague Harry Gration died suddenly today. We are absolutely heartbroken to give you this news.

Tonight our hearts go out to Harry's wife Helen, their children, and all of Harry's family and friends. "

Harry Gration orbituary on Facebook
Harry Gration orbituary on Facebook ( Source : Facebook )

Harry Gration's former colleague and friend, Zelie Blayer, also paid tribute to the late journalist on Facebook.



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