On Saturday, Lee County DJ Conrad Buchanan—aka Griff Gotti—revealed that he tested positive for the novel coronavirus.
He implored his social media followers to be vigilant about their health and described how his wife was nursing him through the “extremely hard” time. He said he was doing everything he could to get his health back on track.
Buchanan, who played Ybor City’s famed Ol’ Dirty Sundays at Crowbar party early last year, sadly died last night.
Buchanan was 39 years old. He is survived by his wife and children.
A GoFundMe page says “He was a dedicated, loving husband, father, and friend” who “worked hard to help support his family and like most households they were dependent on two incomes to do so.”
Friends have asked that Buchanan’s death not be in vain.
“KEEP YOUR DISTANCE FROM PEOPLE PLEASE, IF YOU DON’T HAVE TO BE IN PUBLIC SETTINGS, CHOOSE SOLITARY CONFINEMENT AS YOUR FIRST OPTION,” Buchanan wrote online last week. “BE SAFE....”
Listen to Gotti’s “Slices of Soul” mix on MixCloud.
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