Widow of Hairy Bikers’ star Dave Myers extends heartfelt thanks to fans for overwhelming support

Mar 08, 2024
Myers tied the knot with Liliana, whom he met during the filming of Hairy Bikers in Romania. Source: Getty Images.

In the wake of the tragic loss of beloved Hairy Bikers’ star Dave Myers, his widow, Liliana Myers, has expressed her heartfelt thanks for the outpouring of love and support from fans around the world.

The charismatic half of the beloved Hairy Bikers duo, passed away on February 28, 2024, after a battle with cancer.

The news of his death sent shockwaves through the entertainment and culinary communities, leaving fans mourning the loss of a beloved figure.

In a touching statement posted to social media, Liliana acknowledged the “massive wave of love, compassion, and care” that has enveloped her during this challenging time.

“Thank you! I will never be able to thank you all enough for the massive wave of love, compassion and care that you have shown towards me, Simon and our families in these past days since Dave passed,” she began.

“I want you all to know that I have read every single message and comment that you sent… your stories about Dave, your feelings you shared with me mean a lot and my heart is filled with gratitude and love.

“It amazes me how many hearts he touched and how many people wanted to express their love for what Dave and Si have created for nearly 20 years. I know the Hairy Bikers have been part of your living rooms for such a long time and I feel your loss as much as you feel mine!

“My husband, David Myers was a larger than life character and he did everything with passion, infectious enthusiasm and generosity of spirit. His energy was endless when it came to cooking and talking recipes, or biking and talking bikes.

“An amazing storyteller! And through his stories and TV appearances he was constantly inspiring and encouraging people to cook, travel, to live their life to the fullest. An exceptional husband, wonderful stepdad, loyal friend and in his own words, a creator, never a follower.

“I feel I’m grieving with a whole nation… and this is something special.”

Fans were quick to offer their messages of love and support.

“Such lovely words Lili xx,” one wrote.

“Love to you all xx we have been thinking of you xx take care.”

“And had a happy life with each other I see you made him smile so much. So sorry sweetheart he will be missed rest in heaven x,” commented another.

“Wonderful words for a wonderful man, sending you much love.”

“Awww so beautiful Love to you all we have been thinking of you.”

Myers tied the knot with Liliana, whom he met during the filming of Hairy Bikers in Romania. The union took place in 2011, unfolding in the star’s hometown of Barrow, Cumbria.

In addition to being a loving husband, Myers embraced the role of stepfather to Liliana’s two children, Iza and Sergiu, from her previous relationship.

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