Virgil Abloh was an entrepreneur and fashion designer.
He worked closely with Louis Vuitton and had his own fashion house, Off-White.
A statement to his Instagram page revealed he struggled with an aggressive form of cancer.
Although he was diagnosed in 2019, he chose to battle through it privately.
The post asked for privacy for his family as they grieved and celebrated his life.
Rich Wilkerson wrote, “You changed my life in so many ways. I am forever thankful for your friendship.”
Marc Jacobs offered thoughts and prayers to his loved ones.
Dennis Todisco offered a heartfelt message saying that Abloh changed the world.
Louis Vuitton, GQ, and more also issued statements mourning his passing.