“A wonderful mother to Nick, a loving and hugely supportive wife to me and a campaigning journalist on so many fronts who really made a difference to the world we live in. We’ll miss her always,” he added.
Lynn inspired others after she battled advanced bowel cancer and skin cancer.
Her fought against the diseases encouraged her to set up Lynn’s Bowel Cancer Campaign.
The presenter helped to create the world’s first evidence-based guide to symptoms of bowel cancer, and the guide was officially adopted by the Department of Health in Britain in 2000.