Who was Canadian comedian Candy Palmater?

CANDY Palmater was a comedian best known for her work on The Candy Show and Trailer Park Boys.

Palmater died on Saturday, December 25, 2021, at the age of 53.

Who was Candy Palmater and how did she die?

On Christmas Day 2021, Palmater died "suddenly."

Palmater's wife, Denise Tompkins, announced her death in an Instagram post on Sunday saying: "I have few words. Candy passed away today at home suddenly."

Tompkin uploaded an image with a caption that read: "A great glowing spirit left our world today."

In a statement, The Social CTV reacted to Palmater's death and paid tribute to the late star.

"Today our entire team is grieving the sudden passing of our good friend Candy Palmater, who always left us smiling a bit bigger, laughing a bit harder, and thinking a bit more critically about the world around us. We're thinking of her loved ones today. She'll be deeply missed."

No cause of death was immediately released.

Before her death, Palmater was hospitalized for a few weeks, per her social media posts.

The Canadian comedian first shared her health woes in a December 2 Instagram post, which showed herself in a nasal cannula.

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In mid-December, Palmater updated her fans and revealed that she was diagnosed with a rare condition called eosinophilic granulomatosis with polyangiitis (EGPA).

"14 nights in the hospital but if it wasn't for the compassion, abilities and the humanity of the people of Saint Michaels I don't know how I would manage," she wrote in a post.

Palmater was a Canadian actor, comedian, and broadcaster known for her own show, The Candy Show and The Candy Palmater show, hosting a series of interviews.

The comedian was a regular co-host on the Canadian talk show The Social.

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