Leanza Cornett, Ex-Miss America has died after a head injury during surfing at 49 and was being treated at Jacksonville Hospital to recover the Injury.
The Injury was less than three weeks old.
The Facebook page “Leanza Cornett’s Circle Of Love” has opened this surprising and tragic news, which had further updated her fans and friends on her health.
The administrator of the page, Sue Roberts, wrote, that reads: “Dear Disney family, I’m here to let you know Leanza passed this afternoon. She was so loved. I don’t feel like writing a lot right now; my heart is broken.”
The news was also updated by the Miss America Organization shared on their Facebook page after death and mentioned Leanza “had a bright and beautiful spirit and her laugh was infectious.”
They added: “We know she meant so much to so many, including all of you. We are devastated by this sudden loss in our Miss America family and we are deeply sorry for her family and close friends for their loss.”
“‘At the moment, we do not have any further information regarding a service for Leanza and we ask that you please respect her family during this difficult time. Hold on tight to those you love today. Time is certainly precious.”