Vogue model Sian Scale dies aged 28 from rare cancer

Sian Scale

family pays tribute as Australian model Sian Scale dies aged 28 (Picture: Getty)

Australian model Sian Scale has died from a rare form of cancer as family pay tribute in powerful statement.

The Melbourne-based model, 28, appeared in Vogue and Vanity Fair and worked with major fashion labels Marc Jacobs, Burberry and Chanel under her modelling agency Chadwick.

Tributes have poured in for Scale who was being treated for the rare form of cancer at Melbourne’s Peter McCallum center.

In an emotional statement her family said: ‘She was determined and strong and had such grace in navigating the most difficult year of her life with such acceptance, optimism and vulnerability.

‘Sian was very generous, loving, kind, fun, adventurous and modest.’

They went onto say she was ‘always willing to try something new’ and ‘did things on her own terms’.

Sian and Lauren Borgers (Picture: Getty)

‘Quickly making a name for herself as likeable and easygoing, Sian’s generous spirit and natural beauty saw her quickly snapped up as a model to watch in her home country,’ they added.

Her modelling agency also shared their ‘deep sadness’ at the news of Scale’s tragic death.

‘Sian was a bright and unique light in our world who unapologetically marched to her own beat. We will all miss her more than words can express, and her incredible work in pictures will immortalise her forever,’ the agency said.

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Source:: Metro


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