The man who once worked for the Curly Hair Salon in Melbourne has died after a long battle with cancer.
A statement on the website of the Melbourne Hair Institute (MHI) said the 41-year-old had been battling for more than a year with stage 4 lung cancer.
“He had a very strong work ethic, a caring and caring family and loved to make people smile,” the statement said.
“Caleb was a passionate and hard working individual who would never stop striving to make others happy and he was loved by all.”
It said Caleb’s family was devastated to hear of his passing.
“As you can imagine, we are devastated and the news of his death is deeply saddening,” the MHI said.
A Facebook page set up for Caleb had attracted more than 150,000 people.
The MHI also said Caleb had been a member of the group since 2010 and had been involved in “tough work” in Melbourne’s CBD.
“We are deeply saddened by the news that Caleb has passed away,” the group said.
It said it was assisting the family in any way it could, and urged people to visit the MHIs website to make donations.
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