Donna Summer, Nonsmoker, Dead of Lung Cancer
Following the death of disco queen Donna Summer on May 17 at age 63 from cancer, there was speculation about her illness, according to CNN. The five-time Grammy winner and voice behind "Love to Love You Baby" and "She Works Hard for the Money" succumbed to a battle with lung cancer; however, she was not a smoker.
Summer's family issued the announcement in the wake of how "various reports currently surfacing about the cause of Ms. Summer's death are not accurate," representative Brian Edward said.
"Obviously, numerous factors can be attributed to the cause of cancer in general, but any details regarding the diagnosis and subsequent treatment of Ms. Summer's case remain between her family and team of doctors," Edwards said in a statement.
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