Jamie Crick: Former Classic FM Radio Presenter Dies At 57

Jamie Crick Former Classic FM Radio Presenter Dies At 57

On August 29, 2023, the broadcasting community lost one of its shining stars. Former Classic FM presenter Jamie Crick passed away at age 57 after a short illness, leaving behind a legacy of warm, engaging radio that touched the hearts of millions of listeners.

In this tribute, we remember Jamie Crick’s life and contributions and provide some background on his death and the impact he had on those who knew him.

Jamie Crick Cause of death

Jamie Crick passed away after a short illness, though details of his illness have not been made public. 

He is survived by his wife, Sophie, whom he married in 2015.

News of his death came as a shock to those who knew and loved him, with tributes pouring in from fellow broadcasters, colleagues, and listeners who his warmth and talent had touched over the years.

Jazz FM’s Nick Pitts spoke warmly of Crick, saying, “Someone who cared for others, loved being on the air and today, someone who has left our world.”

Jamie Crick illness

Though details of Jamie Crick’s illness have not been made public, reports suggest that he had been battling health issues for some time before his death. 

Colleagues and friends who had worked with him in recent years have spoken of his professionalism, warmth, and good humor, even in the face of difficulties.

A statement from Bauer Media UK, the parent company of Jazz FM and Scala Radio, noted that “Jamie Crick was a broadcaster through and through and played an integral role on our radio stations. He was also a great friend to his colleagues at Jazz FM, Scala Radio and the wider Bauer Media teams.”

It is evident from the outpouring of support and affection for Crick in the wake of his passing that he will be deeply missed by all those who knew and worked with him.

Jamie Crick wife

Jamie Crick married his wife, Sophie, in 2015, and the two shared a close bond evident to everyone who knew them. 

Sophie, who has not yet spoken publicly about her husband’s passing, is said to be “devastated” by the loss.

Colleagues and friends have spoken warmly of the couple’s love for each other, with many noting that Sophie was a constant source of support and inspiration for Jamie throughout his career. 

During their marriage, Jamie described Sophie as his “soulmate” and a “fantastically inspirational person.”

Jamie Crick’s relationship with Sophie was one of the great joys of his life, and we extend our deepest condolences to her and to all of Jamie’s family and friends during this difficult time.

Remembering Jamie Crick

The loss of Jamie Crick will be deeply felt by his family, friends, and the broadcasting community at large. 

His incredible talent, warmth, and love for radio inspired countless listeners over the years, and his contributions to the industry will be remembered for years to come.

We offer our deepest sympathies to Jamie’s loved ones during this time and hope that his memory will continue to shine brightly in the hearts of all those who knew and loved him.