A unique character, the man who used to live in the woods passed away on 7th of july.

An official statement confirmed the news, stating that "he died very peacefully", and that there will be a private, family funeral. He had been suffering from diabetes for a number of years, and been living his life quietly in Cambridge. His family confirmed that his passing was due to complications relating to the diabetes.

Our thoughts and prayers are with his family and friends. He will be remembered with much love and affection.

Roger Keith Barrett was born in Glisson Road, Cambridge, to Winifred and Arthur Barrett, on January 6th, 1946. From an early age, he displayed a musical and artistic nature, and played the ukelele, banjo and piano - indeed, he won a prize for a piano duet at the tender age of seven. He then took up the guitar. Read more