Tonya Knight Obituary – Cause of Death: ‘The Golden Girl of Female Bodybuilding,’ Tonya Knight Dies Following Battle With Cancer.
Tonya inspired thousands, had an amazing journey and left a beautiful legacy in the bodybuilding world.
An online obituary on Tuesday, February 7, 2023, announced the passing of Tonya Knight. The IFBB Legendary Pro died following a courageous battle with cancer. She was 56.
Knight will be remembered as a great champion, beautiful woman and a great bodybuilder.
The announcement of her passing was flooded by heartfelt tributes and condolences across social media. She will be missed by many who knew her.
“I am at a loss for words right now. Numb.
Heavy heart as we lost an amazing young lady to her battle with cancer. The Golden Girl of Female Bodybuilding. Tonya inspired thousands, had an amazing journey and left a beautiful legacy. Sorry we never got to do that shoot Tonya, thankyou for all the love and support over the years. Heaven truly has gained an amazing Angel.
My deep sincere condolences to her son, Malachi, family and friends.
Big Love my Iron Sister. Fly high sweet Angel,” Sharon Bruneau wrote in a tribute post shared via Facebook.
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