Desiree Anzalone, the great-granddaughter of comedy legends Lucille Ball and Desi Arnaz, has died of breast cancer at the age of 31, Her mother Julia Arnaz said in a recent interview: ‘No mother should have to watch that’
Desiree Anzalone long battle with breast cancer lastly pertained to an end. She was Lucille Round and Desi Arnaz’s (‘I Love Lucy’ fame) great-grandchild and also she caught Phase 4 breast cancer cells. Her mother Julia Arnaz spoke about the disaster to PEOPLE in a recent interview. “Seeing her slip away was just, I would not want it on my worst enemy. No mom must need to view that,” said the 51-year-old.
“She was so unique. All our youngsters are unique, but this little girl was something else … We were [best friends] We are still,” she added. Desiree was 31 at the time of her death. She was fighting breast cancer cells considering that she was first detected at age 25.
Desiree Anzalone was birthed in Connecticut on September 15, 1989. She was the daughter of Julia Arnaz as well as Mario Anzalone. Juila is the granddaughter of Lucille Ball and Desi Arnaz. Julia validated that her child passed away “quietly” at Smilow Cancer Center on September 27, 2020.
Desiree Anzalone learned she had Phase 2 breast cancer soon after her 25th birthday for which she got treatment including chemotherapy, according to Hollywood Life. She additionally went ahead to obtain a dual mastectomy to be extra secure and after being in remission for some time, her cancer returned at phase 4 in 2018.
This moment it had spread to her bones, liver, and lungs. Julia stated that her cancer cells started to spread a whole lot more and lumps were growing yet they had anticipated her to stay via the vacations.
“What went wrong is she kept getting fluid around her heart and afterward they maintained doing surgeries and also it would certainly come back like 2 weeks later. As well as this time, they did the surgical procedure and returned 12 hrs later on and [said], ‘You’ve got days, if hrs’. To make sure that was truly tough. I existed before that occurred. It was unbelievable,” Julia told INDIVIDUALS.
Desiree Anzalone was a professional photographer by profession. Her web site is upgraded with her job that majorly features portraits.” [She] was a beautiful photographer,” her mom said and additionally revealed that her little girl had one way too many talents. “She enjoyed the ’60s and ’70s songs. She was a model, she was a singer … She composed songs. Really, extremely skilled, clever, clever girl,” Julia claimed.
Desiree was a fun-loving person as well as she never shed hope, her social media is proof of that. A little scroll down her Instagram web page reveals that she lived her life to the greatest also at the peak of her ailment and remaining in quarantine. She did take care of to develop art in the form of photos, according to a message on her web page. She likewise played down her health problem stating that her everyday life (as a result of cancer) appeared like quarantine, in an additional post.
In the last article that she shared on her web page, in late August, she wrote about how she had “really felt a moment of comfort” with the discomfort after reading a quote by Antonin Artaud. She shared this upgrade in addition to a picture of Frida Kahlo, a musician whose life as well as paint advised her of that quote.
Desiree Anzalone was also engaged at the time of her death. Her future husband Chris Reynolds was by her side when she breathed her last. “He did not leave her side, except one min … He was there with us when she passed … He never left her side,” Julia claimed.