Eat, Pray, Love Author Elizabeth Gilbert’s Partner Rayya Elias Dies After Battle With Cancer

Elizabeth Gilbert and Rayya Elias

Elizabeth Gilbert‘s partner Rayya Elias has passed away at the age of 57.

The Eat, Pray, Love author confirmed the devastating news on Instagram and Twitter on Thursday. As we reported, Elias was diagnosed with pancreatic and liver cancer in spring 2016.

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Honoring her love, Gilbert shared:

This is particularly sad considering just a few days ago the couple celebrated ringing in the new year together:

Happy New Year, everyone. You made it. We made it. Blessed be. #2018A post shared by Elizabeth Gilbert (@elizabeth_gilbert_writer) on Dec 31, 2017 at 10:54pm PST

Sending love to all of Rayya’s loved ones during this difficult time.

[Image via Instagram.]

Jan 5, 2018 10:45am PST

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