Traci Braxton, 50, dies after a long battle with cancer

According to her family, Toni Braxton's sister and star of "Braxton Family Values", the singer died after fighting cancer in her esophagus.

Traci Braxton, 50, dies after a long battle with cancer

Traci Braxton, a singer, actor and reality television personality, has passed away at the age of 50.

Braxton, according to her family had been fighting cancer in her esophagus.

"We have reached a point where we must inform you that our beloved Traci Braxton, after a year of private treatment for Esophageal Cancer, has gone on to glory," Kevin Surratt, her husband, stated in a statement to NBC News.

Tomasina Perkins Washington, Braxton's publicist, said that Braxton's mother, sisters, and friends were there to support her when she died.

Perkins-Washington also said that she spent her final year in hospice.

Kevin Surratt Jr. said, "When I heard about my mother's illness, the first thing she said to me was that I'm going fight and beat it." In an Instagram posting Saturday, Kevin Surratt Jr. "She fought until the end, and today she is at peace."

He said, "I love my mom forever and this hurts so badly but I'm at peace knowing that she's not in pain anymore." "I love you ma, I'm going miss you."

Braxton's sister Toni Braxton (a Grammy-winning artist) also posted a tribute to her on Instagram.

"Traci died this morning as snow fell, our angel was now a snowflake," the woman said Saturday. We ask for your privacy because we will be sending her home with love and celebrating her life.

Braxton was born in 1971. She is best known for her roles in films such as "Sinners Wanted", "Chaaw", and the stage play "There's A Stranger in My House."

She was most well-known for her roles in "Braxton Family Values", her family's reality TV series, alongside her siblings Tamar, Trina and Tamar.

In 2014, she also recorded "Last Call", which reached No. 16 on the Billboard Hot 100. Four years later, she recorded "HT0_ Broken Things " with Toni, Towanda, and Trina.

According to her website, Braxton was an entertainer and performer as well as a performer. She supported charities and non-profit organizations that helped women and children with health issues and other societal problems.

Braxton is survived her son, brother, sisters, and mother.


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