Olivia Newton-John dies at age 73

Singer and actress Olivia Newton-John has died aged 73.

The announcement, posted on her official Facebook page, says she “passed away peacefully this morning at her Southern California Ranch, surrounded by family and friends.”

The statement, from Newton-John’s husband, John Esterling, was posted Monday. In it, her family asked that instead of flowers, in memory of her, donations be made to the Olivia Newton-John Foundation Fund dedicated to researching plant medicine and cancer.

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