On Monday 8 August 2022 the sad news reached us that Dame Olivia has passed away at the age of 73 at her home in California surrounded by friends and family.
I am heartbroken and devastated… Olivia was a shining light that made this planet a better place. Fly high, dear angel! Fly high!😢🦋💔 In Grace and Gratitude 🙏
Please consider making a donation in honor of Olivia to her charity, the Olivia Newton-John Foundation Fund
The following statement was issued by her husband, John Easterling:
Dame Olivia Newton-John (73) passed away peacefully at her Ranch in Southern California this morning, surrounded by family and friends. We ask that everyone please respect the family’s privacy during this very difficult time.
Olivia has been a symbol of triumphs and hope for over 30 years sharing her journey with breast cancer. Her healing inspiration and pioneering experience with plant medicine continues with the Olivia Newton-John Foundation Fund, dedicated to researching plant medicine and cancer.
In lieu of flowers, the family asks that any donations be made in her memory to the Olivia Newton-John Foundation Fund (ONJFoundationFund.org).Olivia is survived by her husband John Easterling; daughter Chloe Lattanzi; sister Sarah Newton-John; brother Toby Newton-John; nieces and nephews Tottie, Fiona and Brett Goldsmith; Emerson, Charlie, Zac, Jeremy, Randall, and Pierz Newton-John; Jude Newton-Stock, Layla Lee; Kira and Tasha Edelstein; and Brin and Valerie Hall.
Tributes from from colleagues, celebrities and fans alike have been pouring in. Here are some by family as well as people she worked with and admired and loved – as much as they did her.