Traci Braxton Passed Away After Losing Battle w/ Cancer, Toni Braxton Speaks Out 

Traci Braxton attends TV One "Rickey Smiley For Real" live watch party at The Gathering Spot on November 15
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Prayers up for the Braxton family!

Singer Traci Braxton passed away on March 11. Reports say she lost her battle with cancer. TMZ points out she was dealing with cancer for about a year. Traci’s family was by her side at the time of her death. 

Toni Braxton spoke out online. In a beautiful tribute message, she shared her picture with all four sisters, Traci, Towanda, Trina, and Tamar. In the post, Toni said, 

“It is with the utmost regret that we inform you of the passing of our sister, Traci. Needless to say, she was a bright light, a wonderful daughter, an amazing sister, a loving mother, wife, grandmother and a respected performer. We will miss her dearly.” Toni went on to talk more about her sister’s passing, 

“Traci passed this morning as the snow was falling, our angel is now a snowflake. We ask that you respect our privacy as we plan to send her home with love, celebrating her life.” She ended with, 

“We are family forever. Love, The Braxton Family.”