'Blood, Sweat & Heels' reality TV star Daisy Lewellyn dies

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Posted: Apr 08, 2016 7:38 PM
'Blood, Sweat & Heels' reality TV star Daisy Lewellyn dies

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Daisy Lewellyn, who starred in Bravo's "Blood, Sweat & Heels" reality series, died Friday of a rare form of cancer, the channel said. She was 36.

The California-born Lewellyn was surrounded by her family and friends, Bravo said in a statement that remembered her as a wonderful woman.

"We loved her deeply and will miss her warmth, infectious joy and triumphant spirit," her family said in a statement.

Lewellyn was diagnosed in February 2014 with stage-three bile duct cancer, a rare cancer affecting the liver, and underwent chemotherapy and radiation treatments, the channel said.

She carried on with her life and was open about fighting the disease, including on "Blood, Sweat & Heels," which follows the personal lives and careers of a group of New York City women.

Part of the fashion industry for 15 years, Lewellyn was a stylist and author of "Never Pay Retail Again." She also had worked at fashion and lifestyle magazines.

"We will miss her incredible spirit and heart, and extend our deepest sympathies to her family and friends," series producer Leftfield Pictures said in a statement.

Bravo hasn't made any decisions about "Blood, Sweat & Heels," the channel said in a statement when asked about the show's future.