Tributes have flooded social media for cancer fighter Connie Johnson, who died on Friday, aged 40.
Ms Johnson raised $5 million for cancer research through her foundation Love Your Sister alongside her brother, actor Samuel Johnson.
Being remember as an ‘inspirational, beautiful woman’, Ms Johnson entered hospice for terminal breast and liver cancer earlier this year.
Connie Johnson (pictured), the sister of actor Samuel Johnson, passed away Friday after a long battle with breast and liver cancer
Being remember as an ‘inspirational, beautiful woman’, Ms Johnson (pictured) entered hospice for terminal breast and liver cancer earlier this year
Hundreds of thousands of people are sharing their tributes online, remembering Ms Johnson
Australian comedian Anthony ‘Lehmo’ Lehmann wrote she was a ‘beautiful person who gave so much to so many’ (pictured)
Many people shared their touching tributes to the cancer warrior, saying she ‘won hands down’
Ms Johnson is being remembered as a ‘hero, a teacher, a warrior and an Australia legend’
Huge numbers of online tributes flooded social media since Ms Johnson’s death Friday
‘What a fighter,’ ABC’s Leigh Sales posted to Twitter.
‘So sad to hear the news of the passing of Connie Johnson. A beautiful person who fave so much to so many. Thoughts are with her family #RIP,’ Australian comedian Anthony ‘Lehmo’ Lehmann wrote.
‘A life so well lived. A person so well loved. A crusade so well fought. Rest in peace Connie Johnson,’ Australian comedian and actress Denise Scott posted.
Hundreds of thousands of touching tributes have been posted since the news was announced Friday evening.
Studio 10 host Sarah Harris was emotionally touched by The Project’s tribute, breaking down into heartfelt sobs live on air.
‘It was a very emotional show for this hormonal and pregnant mama. Sending so much love to Connie Johnson’s little boys (sic). What a woman she was,’ Ms Harris wrote on Instagram.
A tribute wall title Love For Connie has been created following her passing, for people wishing to post messages to Ms Johnson and her family
The mother-of-two had entered hospice earlier in the year, with her brother Samuel (pictured together) continuing to provide updates on her condition through the pair’s Love Your Sister page
Comedian Denise Scott was amoung the hundreds of thousands who shared touching tributes
‘What a brave and wonderful woman’ journalist Stephen Quartermain shared (pictured)
Ms Johnson had a tirade of cancers throughout her life after she was first diagnosed with bone cancer at 11-years-old
Ms Johnson had a tirade of cancers throughout her life after she was first diagnosed with bone cancer at 11-years-old.
After beating it, the cancer warrior was diagnosed with a tumour in her womb at 22-years-old.
Later, Ms Johnson was diagnosed with breast cancer and had a double mastectomy along with grueling rounds of chemotherapy and radiation before being told her cancer was terminal in 2010.
Ms Johnson (right) had a tirade of cancers throughout her life after she was first diagnosed with bone cancer at 11-years-old with her brother (left) supporting her the whole way
Ms Johnson sadly leaves behind her two sons Willoughby, 11 and Hamilton, who turns 10 on September 26 (both pictured)
Studio 10 host Sarah Harris was emotionally touched by The Project’s tribute, breaking down into heartfelt sobs live on air
‘Not all heroes wear capes, but this one now wears angel wings. Rest in peace,’ one wrote
Thousands of people are describing Ms Johnson as a ‘cancer warrior and fighter’
‘Not all heroes wear capes, but this one now wears angel wings. Rest in peace,’ one person wrote.
‘Connie Johnson didn’t ‘lose’ her cancer battle. She won hands down!,’ another posted.
‘She certainly gave [cancer] a black eye, and a bloody nose. A genuine heroine,’ one other person shared.
Thousands of people described Ms Johnson as a ‘warrior woman’ who ‘punched cancer right in the face’, inspiring millions.
‘Go well Connie Johnson. Cancer warrior, fundraiser, fighter, mother and sister. What a legacy you leave. Love to Sam,’ someone shared.