Tributes continue to flood in for popular Norwich man DJ Craggle

Craig Johnson (right) with his little brother Tom. Picture submitted by Deb Banham.

Craig Johnson (right) with his little brother Tom. Picture submitted by Deb Banham. - Credit: Archant

Tributes and donations have continued to flood in after a popular Norwich DJ and gay pride advocate died earlier this month.

Since the news of his death, a Facebook page 'Remembering Craig Johnson' has been set up in his memory.

Hundreds of people, including friends, family, and others who have been touched by his story, have taken to the social media page to leave their own personal memories and tributes for the man fondly known as DJ Craggle.

Craig was found by police at his home on February 1.

Rachel Lambert, of Norwich, worked with Craig. She said: 'Your smile was contagious and your laughter ever present. You were so friendly and open and as our friendship progressed. You were a special young man with so much passion.'

Jack Button, who had known Craig since he was a teenager, said: 'Memories are everlasting and I find comfort in how he touched so many with his genuine persona and kind, gentle soul.'

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Many have also remembered Craig for his love of animals, including his dog.

Chris Coe said: 'We spoke regular either on [Facebook] via text or passing when you was walking your dog. You was the life and soul of the party, laughing and getting everyone going. You're missed so much by many out there. You're one in a million. You're the other side of the rainbow where I hope you're happy and relaxed.'

Other friends close to Craig reminisced about times out together.

Emma Burgess, of Beccles, said: 'We had some good chuckles together! Singing Disney songs on overtime, having a natter about life. Your laugh was the funniest and could always tell when you were about. It's hard to think you were suffering and that this was your only option. You will be sorely missed Craggle. Shine bright.'

And Liab Reynolds, who joined in with the celebrations at Norwich Pride with Craig, said: 'What a great friend he was to have. Always life and soul of the party, and he'll always be remembered fondly in our hearts.'

· So far the Just Giving page has raised £275. That's 13pc of the £2,000 target being raised for local mental health charities. To donate click here. To leave a tribute on the Facebook page search for 'Remembering Craig Johnson' or click here.

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