After her battle with bone cancer, Canadian golfer Dawn Coe-Jones has died at the age of 56.
The Canadian Golf Hall of Fame announced on Twitter that she had passed away from the cancer.
— Can Golf Hall Fame (@CGHF) November 12, 2016
The B.C. native had been diagnosed with the disease at the beginning of the year.
Friends and fans are sharing their condolences on Twitter.
Saddened to hear of Dawn Coe-Jones’ passing. Someone, somewhere has got to find a cure for this damned disease. #FCancer
— Josh DeMaria (@JoshDeMaria) November 12, 2016
— Luckless Pedestrian (@Jeffheitt) November 12, 2016
Coe-Jones was inducted into the Hall in 2003. She won three LPGA victories, starting with the Women’s Kemper Open in 1992.
The 56-year-old icon won the Score Award Recipient for Outstanding Canadian Female Professional eight times over.
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(With files from Rebecca Joseph/Global News)