Author Debbie Ford died Sunday in San Diego, Calif. after a long battle with cancer. Ford wrote the self-help book “The Dark Side of the Light Chasers,” and she passed away at the age of 57. Her sister Arielle shared the news via a link on Debbie's Twitter page on Feb. 18, which led to Ford's site and a heartfelt letter touching on her passing.
Ford wrote her key self-help book in 1998, and she went on to write eight more books as well as develop radio shows, TV shows and workshops to reinforce her message. Debbie worked to help people set aside their past baggage and she is known for opening up about her own struggles with divorce and drug addiction. Debbie Ford dies having left a strong impact on those who followed and loved her. She made appearances on numerous television shows and developed a dedicated following.
The spiritual self-help author opened up to Oprah Winfrey last year about her battle with cancer, which she had been diagnosed with quite a few years earlier. Fans are saddened to hear of her passing, and have been flooding her Facebook page, website, Twitter page and the Remembering Debbie Ford page with support for her family. Debbie Ford dies leaving behind her mother, son and brother.