Lari White Looses Battle With Cancer

Country singer-songwriter Lari White, has died after a battle with cancer. She passed away on Tuesday, January 23, at the age of 52. White first came to public attention in 1988 after winning a TV competition called You Can Be a Star. RCA released her debut album, Lead Me Not, in 1993, but it wasn’t until her 1994 sophomore album, Wishes, that White broke through to the country music mainstream. She scored three Top 10 hits from that album with “That’s My Baby,” “Now I Know,” and “That’s How You Know (When You’re in Love).” White revealed her diagnosis of advanced peritoneal cancer in November 2017, and on Jan. 19 her mother announced she had entered hospice care. White married songwriter Chuck Cannon in 1994, and together they had three children; daughters M’Kenzy and Kyra Ciel and a son named Jaxon.

Lari White, 52, Passes Away After Battling Cancer


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