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Natalie Barr left devastated as beloved Sunrise team member tragically dies

‘We’ll never forget him’: Natalie Barr left devastated as beloved Sunrise team member tragically dies

Natalie Barr has shared a heartbreaking tribute to Sunrise makeup artist Garry Siutz, following his tragic death after a battle with skin cancer.

The Sunrise host posted a series of photos of Garry to Instagram, and said that she and the entire Sunrise crew will ‘never forget him’.

Garry was a much loved hair and makeup artist for the Sunrise and Morning show teams.

‘We’ll never forget him’: Natalie Barr (centre) has shared a heartbreaking tribute to Sunrise makeup artist Garry Siutz (left), following his tragic death after a battle with skin cancer

‘It’s the saddest of weeks because our wonderful, fun, irreverent, talented as all hell friend and colleague @garrysiutz has passed away,’ she wrote.

‘He was the life of the makeup room. For years while he created magic at 4am we talked and laughed, about our families and the news and any good goss that was going around. He was a talker and so was I.’

‘But mainly he was one of the most talented hair and makeup artists I’ve ever worked with in more than 30 years in TV. We travelled the world,’ Natalie wrote.

‘He painted my face and did my hair everywhere from the backseat of a plane from London to New York as we raced to broadcast from 5 countries in 5 days, to a toilet in Dubai, a dodgy hotel in Rio, a beach on the Gold Coast, Carols in the Domain and many many more weird and wonderful places in between.’

Tragic: The Sunrise host posted a series of photos of Garry to Instagram, and said that she and the entire Sunrise crew will 'never forget him'

Tragic: The Sunrise host posted a series of photos of Garry to Instagram, and said that she and the entire Sunrise crew will ‘never forget him’

‘All of them filled with stories and memories and laughter To Leonie and Oscar and Kiya and family, we’ll never forget him here at @sunriseon7 We loved you Gaz.’

Channel Seven executive producer Sarah Stinson also remembered her colleague. 

‘Our beautiful friend @garrysiutz passed away yesterday. A light has gone out that can never be replaced. Wildly eccentric, brave, hilarious and oh-so-interesting,’ she wrote on Instagram.

Sarah continued: ‘His passion for makeup was second to none, a magician that would transform mortals/muggles into models with just a wave of his wand. He made it look so easy and effortless. Of course it was anything but.’

'It's the saddest of weeks because our wonderful, fun, irreverent, talented as all hell friend and colleague @garrysiutz has passed away. He was the life of the makeup room. For years while he created magic at 4am we talked and laughed, about our families and the news and any good goss that was going around. He was a talker and so was I,' she wrote

‘It’s the saddest of weeks because our wonderful, fun, irreverent, talented as all hell friend and colleague @garrysiutz has passed away. He was the life of the makeup room. For years while he created magic at 4am we talked and laughed, about our families and the news and any good goss that was going around. He was a talker and so was I,’ she wrote

‘Constantly excited by his home aquarium and developing coral … while in LA on a work trip he convinced me to drive 2 hours out of the city to pick up bulk fish food from a discount aquarium shop (only to have customs confiscate it on the way home). Always an adventure, always a story.’

The Morning Show hosts Kylie Gillies and Larry Emdur also shared tributes to the hair and makeup artist.

‘Loved him. To bits,’ Kylie wrote, with Larry adding: ‘What an absolute legend. He gave us more stories and more belly laughs than anyone else in the biz. We will miss him and the world will miss him.’

'What an absolute legend': The Morning Show hosts Kylie Gillies and Larry Emdur (pictured) also remembered their colleague

‘What an absolute legend’: The Morning Show hosts Kylie Gillies and Larry Emdur (pictured) also remembered their colleague

Garry was a much loved hair and makeup artist for the Sunrise and Morning show teams

Garry was a much loved hair and makeup artist for the Sunrise and Morning show teams

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