Written By Daniel Peters and Belinda Cleary and Freya Noble
‘Fly high beautiful girl’: Tributes flow for brave cancer warrior, 22, after she dies peacefully surrounded by friends and family – just days after meeting her Footy Show hero Beau Ryan
- Brave cancer sufferer Kia Lettice, 22, died in her hospital bed surrounded by friends and family
- The young woman met her hero Footy Show star Beau Ryan last week after a friend’s Facebook appeal
- Despite being told she would have just four hours to live on Tuesday night the visit brightened her spirits
- She passed away peacefully on Sunday night – with her mother breaking the tragic news on social media
Brave cancer warrior Kia Lettice has died peacefully in hospital surrounded by friends and family – just days after meeting her hero Beau Ryan.
The 22-year-old from Narrabri, New South Wales, had been fighting Metastatic gastric ovarian cancer for eight months but lost the battle on Sunday night.
Brave cancer warrior Kia Lettice, 22, has passed away in her sleep after an eight-month battle with an aggressive form of ovarian cancer
‘It saddens me to announce that Kia Louise Lettice, my beautiful angel has passed, she passed peacefully in her sleep and with loved ones around,’ her mother Patti posted on Facebook at 8.30pm.