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Daisy Lewellyn, the style guru and reality TV personality, has passed away after a tragic battle with cancer.

She was only 36 years old.

Daisy Lewellyn

One of the cast members on Bravo’s Blood, Sweat and Heels, Lewellyn was an author and editor for such publications as Glamour, InStyle and Essence.

She revealed her cancer diagnosis in February 2015.

During an interview with website Madame Noir, Lewellyn referred to the news as "shocking" and added:

"But also when I was diagnosed, I remember some of my immediate thoughts being like, ‘Well you know what? I’m not afraid to die.’

"It wasn’t like I wanted to die, and it wasn’t like I didn’t want to live because I absolutely love my life and I’ve always loved my life, but they told me it was stage three cancer. I was like, ‘Well, if it’s my time to go, I’m okay with it.’"

In honor of Lewellyn, Essence Editor-in-Chief Vanessa De Luca has released the following statement:

Daisy’s name says it all: she was sunny and warm, a breath of fresh air in springtime. You could not help but be swept away by her vivacious personality. She worked for a time at Essence as our Accessories Editor, and her sense of style and understanding of the Essence woman definitely made its mark.

Even after she moved on to other pursuits, she remained part of the Essence family. When I’d run into her during Fashion Week, she was always stunning, yet so down to earth and quick with a laugh or a hug.

I will never forget her wide smile and graciousness. I know her bright spirit will live on through all the lives she has touched.