Amy Lee Fisher death aged 24: Tributes pour in for YouTuber and blogger

Jane Corscadden April 6, 2021
Amy Lee Fisher death aged 24: Tributes pour in for YouTuber and blogger

Amy Lee Fisher’s death at just 24 rocked the YouTube community. The popular YouTuber and chronic illness blogger sadly passed away last week, as announced in a video uploaded to her YouTube channel today by her boyfriend.

Amy Lee Fisher’s life and activism

Amy Lee Fisher was born on 7 September 1996 and lived in Australia, after moving from the United Kingdom.

She started her YouTube channel in October 2016 with her content focusing on lifestyle videos and vlogging about chronic illnesses.

Amy also used her Instagram profile to share moments from her life.

This was after Fisher was diagnosed with chronic illnesses in 2013 and wanted to raise awareness.

The aim of her content was to help others going through the same experience.

Her conditions included Hypokalemic Periodic Paralysis (HKPP), Gastroparesis and Postural Orthostatic Tachycardia Syndrome (POTS).

She has over 307,000 YouTube subscribers with her videos passing 34 million views.

Amy Lee Fisher’s death aged 24 rocks the YouTube community

Today, Amy’s boyfriend, Tom Harris, posted a video to her YouTube channel with a title and description announcing her death.

The video is a vlog from Amy after she left hospital on March 28.

Its title states that she sadly died on 1 April.

In the video’s description, Tom said: “We are all so proud of what Amy achieved in her life and are so thankful for your support. We hope Amy’s legacy will continue to help many more people in the future.

“Amy was and still is my soul mate, my first true love and I am truly heartbroken. I love you, forever and always, Tom x.”

The tribute also mentions that Amy’s sister, Ellie, would also like to post a tribute in the coming days.

Tributes to Amy Lee Fisher

Tributes to the well-known and much-loved YouTuber have been coming in on social media.

Here are just a few:

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Jane is a freelance journalist from Belfast, Northern Ireland specialising in news, culture and politics. She studied Politics at Queen’s University Belfast before completing a Journalism MA at the University of Ulster. Always trawling social media and keeping up to date with the latest trends and crazes, her main interest lies in digital culture and internet trends.