Dragons’ Den star Sara Davies 'so saddened' by Hilary Devey's death in emotional tribute

Dragons’ Den star Sara Davies, 38, has paid tribute to Hilary Devey, who also used to work as an investor on the BBC show before Sara joined. Crafter’s Companion mogul Sara said she was “so saddened” to hear Hilary had died on Saturday.

In view of her 49.9k followers, Sara, who joined Dragons’ Den in 2019, wrote: “So saddened to hear about the passing of the utterly inspiring, straight talking Hilary Devey. 

“She was an icon of the Den and the business world, and will be be truly missed. (sic) 

“My thoughts are with her family and loved ones,” Sara concluded her post, alongside a love heart emoji and a picture of Hilary.

Her followers were quick to share in the sentiment. 

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Her fellow Dragons’ Den stars have also paid tribute to the much-loved star. 

Duncan Bannatyne tweeted: “Sad to hear that @HilaryDevey has passed.  So young. Too young. Rest in Peace Hilary.  X”

Deborah Meaden wrote: “Very sad to learn that Hilary Devey has passed away at only 65. 

“She was unique in every way and brought grit and warmth with her into the Den. 

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