Lari White, 52, Passes Away After Battling Cancer

Lari White, 52, Passes Away After Battling Cancer

Country singer/songwriter Lari White, 52, died this morning (Jan. 23) after battling peritoneal cancer.

Lari revealed her diagnosis in November 2017 via a letter penned on artistworks.com.

Lari had a string of Top 10 hits in the mid-1990s, including “That’s My Baby,” “Now I Know” and “That’s How You Know (When You’re in Love).” Lari also contributed to three projects that won Grammy Awards for Best Southern, Country or Bluegrass Gospel Albums. As a songwriter, Lari had songs recorded by Tammy Wynette, Danny Gokey and Toby Keith, among others.

In addition to her country music career, Lari appeared in several movies, including Cast Away and Country Strong and starred on Broadway as June Carter Cash in Ring of Fire: The Music of Johnny Cash

Lari is survived by husband Chuck Cannon, three children M’Kenzy, Kyra Ciel and Jaxon, parents Larry and Yvonne White, sister Natasha and brother Torne.

photo by Tammie Arroyo, AFF-USA.com

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