Stephen 'tWitch' Boss, 'Ellen' show's dancing DJ, has died at 40

The long-running and adored dancing DJ on "The Ellen DeGeneres Show,

Stephen "tWitch" Boss, who was also a past participant on "So You Think You Can Dance,

passed away at the age of 40. His wife Allison Holker Boss provided confirmation of his

demise in a statement that was posted on on Wednesday.

She stated, "I have to explain that my husband Stephen has left us with the hardest of hearts.

Stephen brought light into every space he entered. Above all things, he treasured his family, friends,

and community. He believed that the best way to lead was to lead with love and light.

He served as the foundation of our family, was the finest husband and father,

and served as an example to his followers. The cause of his death was not specifically mentioned in her statement.

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