An Albury man is being remembered as the life of the party following his death in a motorbike accident.
Jack Love, 24, died in hospital on Wednesday after a crash near his home on Driver Terrace on April 16.
He had been fixing his bike and hit a tree, leaving him seriously injured, and was flown to the Alfred Hospital.
His family had been by his side, with close to $24,000 in donations allowing them to remain in Melbourne during his fight.
His aunty, Holly McFarlane, said he was a family-oriented man who loved the outdoors, BMX, four-wheel-driving and water skiing.
"We're grieving, but we have a very strong supportive family and friends who will help us get through these difficult times," she said.
"He was very well known in the community.
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"He would always be there for you at the drop of a hat if you needed him."
The 24-year-old was born in Wodonga hospital and grew up in the area.
He attended St Patrick's primary and Albury High.
He was the oldest of three children and the first grandchild to his grandparents.
"He was incredibly talented," Ms McFarlane said.
"He was a larrikin, always the life of the party.
"Whenever he entered a room he brought fun to the place."
Mr Love's boss at KW Roofing, Kane Westlow, said Wednesday morning's news had been shocking for everyone.
"Everyone was trying to be positive about it all," he said of his hospital battle.
"We were all hoping he was going to recover, we all had our fingers and toes crossed.
"It was really tough when the news came through.
"Our thoughts just go out to his family."
Mr Love lived with one of his best mates and was passionate about his Nissan Patrol, which he regularly took out in the bush.
His BMX skills when younger resulted in him being sponsored.
"It's a tragic loss for someone so young with the rest of his life ahead of him," Mr Westlow said.
The motorbike crash is being treated as a freak accident.
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