Suzanne Whang dies at age 56 after 13 years of fighting cancer

 

Suzanne Whang, hostess, died at the age of 56 following breast cancer, confirmed her partner on Facebook.

The personality of HGTV, who presented and recounted the long-term real estate program from 1999 to 2007, died at 7:20 pm on Tuesday night, according to the post.

“Suzanne breathed her last breath here at home, as she knelt next to me and petted her,” wrote Jeff Vezain in a heartfelt message. “A life of love, adventure, humor, and happiness now lives in our memories.”

Vezain pointed out that she “faced cancer with courage, humor, determination, and optimism, and was extremely encouraged by the love of her family, her friends and those she did not know yet.”

He also thanked the fans for their shared condolences on Facebook. Her message, shared on Suzanne’s page, contains nearly 800 comments until Friday morning. “Your kind and loving messages have always encouraged him. I know he would rather have his life celebrated than his duel, but I also know how he did not agree with someone saying, “Do not cry.” So … cry if you want. I cried a lot! And laugh … and everything else. It’s part of life, but laughter was a fundamental part of our dynamic. ”

He continued, “We appreciate all the kind words and shared memories on your Facebook page. This brought a lot of comforts. As I say goodbye to a soul that was more than true love, but also a best friend and an intellectual and spiritual book, know that we may not be able to answer questions, but we will try to keep it a day. ”

Vezain also shared what he loved most about Whang, writing: “His daring sense of humor blessed many, surprised, but allowed us to laugh at the adversity. She was a girl, a sister, a friend, a mentor and an extraordinary lawyer. ”

HGTV also released a statement about her passing: “Suzanne was warm, funny and kind with a distinctive voice that made everyone feel at home. Our HGTV family regrets her loss and wishes to express her sincere condolences to her friends, fans, and family who knew and loved her. ”

Whang has documented his fight against breast cancer on social media. In February, he shared an image of his bare chest showing a large tumor in the center and a scar from previous surgery. Still, he maintained his sense of humor about his treatment.

“Yes, it’s a picture of my chest, now I have 3 t-ts, and the tumor is bigger than my other two t-ts combined! Sheesh,” he wrote. “I just wanted you to see what I’m dealing with, it’s a lot more aggressive than the cancer of 2011, so I had to increase the dose of targeted immunotherapy, which is quite expensive.”

To help cover medical expenses, friends organized a fundraiser. “I want to be able to pay for what they recommend for the next chapter of my recovery,” wrote Whang on Facebook. “So let’s all say Ta-Ta to the third Tata!”

To attend the March event, which she called “Fundraiser” I’m still alive, “Whang dressed her tumor for the occasion with red lips and bulging eyes and raised $ 18,000. for treatment in one week. Suzanne Whang died at age 56 after 13 years of fighting cancer

Suzanne Whang, hostess, died at the age of 56 following breast cancer, confirmed her partner on Facebook.

The personality of HGTV, who presented and recounted the long-term real estate program from 1999 to 2007, died at 7:20 pm on Tuesday night, according to the post.

“Suzanne breathed her last breath here at home, as she knelt next to me and petted her,” wrote Jeff Vezain in a heartfelt message. “A life of love, adventure, humor and happiness now lives in our memories.”

Vezain pointed out that she “faced cancer with courage, humor, determination, and optimism, and was extremely encouraged by the love of her family, her friends and those she did not know yet.”

He also thanked the fans for their shared condolences on Facebook. Her message, shared on Suzanne’s page, contains nearly 800 comments until Friday morning. “Your kind and loving messages have always encouraged him. I know he would rather have his life celebrated than his duel, but I also know how he did not agree with someone saying, “Do not cry.” So … cry if you want. I cried a lot! And laugh … and everything else. It’s part of life, but laughter was a fundamental part of our dynamic. “