Trailer Park Boys star Candy Palmater dies ‘suddenly’ as wife pays tribute

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Trailer Park Boys comedian Candy Palmater has died at the age of 53, in what's being called a 'sudden death'.

She died on Christmas day, and her beloved wife has paid tribute to Candy.

Berfect Denise Tompkins, announced her death in an Instagram post on Sunday.

She wrote: "I have few words. Candy passed away today at home suddenly."

"A great glowing spirit left our world today."

Colleagues also paid tribute to the star.

The Social CTV wrote: "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."

Before her sad death, the comedian had shared pictures of her in hospital.

No cause of death has been given.

Palmater was hospitalized for a few weeks, and first updated fans on December 2nd with a picture in a hospital bed.

A few weeks later she revealed that she was diagnosed with a rare condition called eosinophilic granulomatosis with polyangiitis (EGPA).

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