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Wednesday, 16 September 2009

Keith Floyd died hours after lunch to celebrate cancer all-clear

Keith Floyd, the chain smoking, hard drinking television chef, has died from a heart attack only hours after a lunch to celebrate being given the all clear from bowel cancer.

After the lunch he returned to his partner’s Dorset home and excitedly told friends on the telephone that he had not felt so well for years. Floyd, a forerunner of television chefs Jamie Oliver and Gordon Ramsay, had settled down on the sofa to watch a Channel 4 documentary about his 25 years in the public eye when he suffered the heart attack and lost consciousness.

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