BBC News reporter Helen Fawkes has died of Cancer.
She was first diagnosed with the disease 15 years ago and had over 78 rounds of Chemotherapy.
So sad to hear about the death of @helenfawkesUK – brave and inspiring BBC reporter – https://t.co/7plVMuJGvf
— Martha Kearney (@Marthakearney) June 12, 2017
Very sad to hear about the passing of @helenfawkesUK. Fighter to the end, and an inspiration. https://t.co/KeHU8XrQHV
— Kamahl Santamaria (@KamahlAJE) June 12, 2017
Her fellow colleague, Lyse Doucet, said: “Dear Helen Fawkes – how hard you fought death by living each day to its fullest. You inspired & enriched so many other lives on your way.”