Survivor contestant Sunday Burquest has died. She was 50.
The pastor, who appeared on Survivor: Millennials vs. Era X in 2016, was diagnosed with esophageal and ovarian cancer final yr. She took to social media final June to declare she supposed to beat the illness, simply as she had survived breast most cancers simply eight years prior. A religious Christian, Sunday wrote a e-book about her well being journey, titled Grit Lady: Energy to Survive Impressed by Grace.
Exhibiting off a shirt that learn, “I survived esophageal and ovarian most cancers,” Sunday defined in an Instagram video on the time, “It is not a brilliant great point, after all, and never enjoyable to listen to, however I’ll say that I do know that I’ve already survived most cancers as soon as and I’ll survive it once more, which is why I am sporting this shirt and saying proper now I survived it.”
Sunday, whose docs solely gave her a couple of months to stay, advised People on the time, “Nobody is aware of how a lot time you’ve got left. Accidents can occur. Miracles can occur. Somebody wholesome can die unexpectedly, and somebody sick can stay for for much longer than anticipated. So I do not consider this as a demise sentence; I consider this as one thing that has occurred, and is now part of my life. And I will stay my life as totally as I can.”
In an April 18 Instagram put up, Sunday’s lookalike daughter Kennedy Burquest shared a number of photographs of herself and her mother, together with a prolonged caption about her passing.
“To my unbelievably stunning mama,” she started. “Thanks. Thanks for combating as arduous as you probably did for so long as you probably did. Thanks for being a finest buddy, a job mannequin, a sister, and my mom multi functional. Thanks for elevating me to like Jesus, and present that like to others. That is one thing you probably did so nicely.”