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Country Singer Lari White Dead At 52 Of Cancer

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Jan. 24 2018, Published 2:52 p.m. ET

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Grammy-winning singer Lari White passed away Tuesday from peritoneal cancer. She was just 52 years old.

White, who shot to fame in the '90s with hits like "That's My Baby" and "Now I Know," was admitted into a hospice on Jan. 19, and she was surrounded by loved ones during her final hours.

"Last night all her Family-of-Origin circled round her bed, saying our goodbyes to Lari, loving her, praying, sending her messages of support and gratitude," White's mom Yvonne said on Jan. 24. "Her Dad gave her his loving foot massage. Chuck White's husband and their three children joined with us, and it was such a comfort to all of us to be 'Together Again' around Lari."

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"Chuck and their children bathed her in the same love and care all night long they have given to her for four months," Yvonne added. "At 4:44 this morning, Lari peacefully took her 'Rain Walk.'"

White first learned she had cancer on Sept. 20. According to the family's website, , "

It was determined to be advanced peritoneal cancer of gynecological origin."

White's fellow country stars expressed their condolences after learning the sad news.


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