David Bowie Legend cremated, no memorial follows suit

David Bowie will not be laid in state at his low-key funeral because he's already been cremated and his family is planning no memorial, radar online reports.

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David Bowie will not be laid in state at his low-key funeral because he's already been cremated and his family is planning no memorial, radar online reports.

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London's Mirror newspaper, confirmed on Wednesday night, January 13 that Iman's late rockstar husband was cremated shortly after he passed with no friends or relatives present.

"There is no [plan for a] public or private service or a public memorial. There is nothing," a source told the paper.

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According to the paper, Bowie wanted to "go without any fuss," and wanted his loved ones to focus on the good times in the past.

He had made his wishes for "a low-key departure" very clear to his inner circle in the months before his death from liver cancer.

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“In many respects,” the insider said, “you don’t need a memorial service to remember David by … You have his music instead. … His last album, Blackstar, was very much his goodbye to fans.”

As we earlier reported, Bowie died on Sunday, January 10 at 65, after an 18-month battle with cancer.

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