FRIENDS have been paying tribute to Rotherham man Dean Brown, who died of flu last week.
TV quiz show regular Dean Brown an ex-bouncer, of Hounsfield Road, East Herringthorpe, was taken ill with a cough on New Year's Eve.
The father of three was diagosed with the H1N1 strain of the flu virus and had been thought to be recovering until he died on Wednesday.
Hospital bosses confirmedweek that Dean was the second flu virus victim at the hospital, althought there have been unconfirmed reports that the total is now four.
Would you like to pay tribute to Dean? Use the "write a comment" buttons to post your message of condolence.
A HUGGABLE BEAR WITH A HEART THE SIZE OF A DUSTBIN LID - TRIBUTES TO DEAN BROWN - see this week's Advertiser.
We want to continue holding local authorities to account, attending court and council meetings, as well as providing breaking news, competitions and offers – but it costs money. Online advertising does not cover costs, therefore we feel the need to ask for your help in ensuring we can provide the best possible coverage, online and in our printed products.
For as little as £1, you can support the Rotherham Advertiser – and it only takes a minute.
Click here to support local news.