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David Lovelight with friends at his final BayFM broadcast. Photo Jeff Dawson
David Lovelight with friends at his final BayFM broadcast. Photo Jeff Dawson

Ros Elliott

BayFM  presenter, the ‘Last Hippy in Byron’, David Lovelight, was escorted in true peace, love and psychedelic style to present his last program at the community radio station last week.

David was collected from the Byron Hospital by the Magic Bus with many fellow BayFM crew and friends.

Recently diagnosed with cancer, he’s been in hospital to manage his pain.

The Last Hippy says, ‘Life is for livin’ and lovin’’ and he plans to do just that until he can’t.

His deep voice, his engagement with the listener, his honesty, and his love of all things hippy will be missed on the airwaves, as will his unique self in person!

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  1. thank you for publishing this, David was and is my brother it is wonderful to see him surrounded by those that loved him as we did. I m sure he will be missed as much as we will miss him. Fly free my brother and may your soul find peace and be pain free. I love you your sister Louise xox Mandurah Western Australia xox

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