Kathy Griffin's Sister Joyce Griffin Passes Away After Battle With Cancer
Joyce, who was 65 years old, had been undergoing chemotherapy in the months leading up to her passing. She had even inspired Griffin back in July to shave her head to raise awareness for cancer:
— Yashar Ali ???? (@yashar) July 31, 2017
Griffin’s mom chimed in on the tweet:
My daughter Kathleen Mary is a wonderful human being https://t.co/sEEDEBXMoR
— Maggie Griffin (@TipItMaggieG) July 31, 2017
Griffin posted a video in memory of her sister, saying, “My sister Joyce passed away peacefully last night.”
— Kathy Griffin (@kathygriffin) September 15, 2017
Fans supported her with heartfelt messages.
May she have peace and comfort now. I’m into my third year as stage IV.
May your family find strength in the memories of happier times. xo
— Gia Sonata (@RedGia) September 15, 2017
So sorry for your loss. Grief is a very individual journey. May you find comfort and peace as you walk this path.
— M Kathryn Reynolds (@profmkrey) September 16, 2017
Condolences and prayers for you and family Kathy.. no more pain for her..RIP
— RICK ANGEL (@ZEPPFAN) September 16, 2017
Kathy, my heart just broke reading this. I am so sorry. What a devastating loss. Sending you and your family love and a big hug ❤️
— Robin (@iamrobinmarie) September 15, 2017
I’ve loss two sisters and one brother, and I know very well what that pain is. This thread opened that pain for me again????
— Athea Hewitt (@hewitt_athea) September 16, 2017
I’ve lost two brothers. It was hard to imagine going on after the 2nd loss but 3. My heart breaks for you.
— ????Roslyn???? (@calirozzy) September 16, 2017
The American Cancer Society also shared a message.
Kathy we are so sorry for your loss. Our thoughts go out to you and your family. ❤️
— American Cancer Soc (@AmericanCancer) September 15, 2017
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