TikTok’s Stacey Pentland Dead at 37 After Cancer Battle

Stacey Pentland, a mom of four who gained a huge following on TikTok after documenting her battle with cancer, has died at the age of 37.

By Kisha Forde Nov 24, 2021 12:57 PMTags
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Family members and friends are mourning the loss of Stacey Pentland.
The mother of four, who gained a huge following on TikTok as she documented her battle with lymphoma on the platform, died on Nov. 18. Pentland was 37.
"It is with great sadness that I have to tell you that our beautiful Stacey passed away this afternoon at 20 to 2," a message posted to her TikTok last week read. "Can I ask you to respect the family's privacy at this difficult time."
Following the devastating news, many of Pentland's followers paid their respects and highlighted the impact she made on the social media platform.
"Those little videos each day [will] be sadly missed," one user wrote. "No more pain, anxiety and suffering for the beautiful woman I never met but felt like I knew." Another added, "There are no words, heartbroken for her and her family. Fly high, Stacey, the most incredible woman I've ever come across in my life."

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Pentland, who resided in Newcastle, England, joined TikTok in April 2020, shortly after being diagnosed with cancer and began documenting her battle against the illness.


Pentland's account, which had more than 200,000 followers, included videos of her describing her treatments, discussing her family and day-to-day life. Her touching videos have amassed more than 5 million likes overall.
Pentland's last video, shared on Nov. 15, included her recalling how she "crawled up the stairs" after making breakfast and being woken up to take medication.

She is survived by her husband and four children.

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