Comedian Ralphie May Dead at 45 due to cardiac arrest and bronchitis. Fellow Comedians pay huge Tribute
Another farewell to media's shining armor, Ralphie May.
The Last Comic Standing stand-up comedian sadly passed away last Friday at 45, leaving everyone, his family, and fellow comedians in deep shock and grief.
Comedian Ralphie May Dead at 45! Fellow Comedians pay huge Tribute
Winning over more than 20 contestants, Ralphie May stood second-place on Last Comic Standing and his career in comedy was going on the right track until last Friday when he died all of sudden.
Sources confirm that the cause of his death was cardiac arrest, further confirming that he had been battling with pneumonia and other health problems.
Comedian Ralphie May dead at 45,
Source: Fox News
May canceled some of his dates from his stand up tour due to illness last month and now the news of his death has broken hearts of many.
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The comedian's representative posted a statement on Facebook stating,
"We are heartbroken to announce the untimely death of our friend, Ralphie May. Ralphie had been battling pneumonia and had canceled a handful of dates over the last month in an effort to recover."
"Earlier this morning at a private residence in Las Vegas his body was discovered, the cause of death is cardiac arrest."
And just two days earlier his death, he won the Casino Comedian of the Year organized by Global Gaming Expo.
Not only this, on September 22, he canceled Colorado Springs concert and wrote a status on his Facebook stating,
"I can't shake this bronchitis and the altitude is no joke."
Ralphie was married to wife, fellow comedian Lahna Turner and has three children, April, June, and August James May together. And the pair lived together in their house at Harrah's Las Vegas.
Larry with wife and children, Source: Tigerdroppings
Following this unfortunate news, dozens of fellow comedians including Bob Saget, Kevin Hart, Jim Gaffigan paid tribute to the late comedian on social media.
We extend heartfelt condolences to the bereaved family and may his soul rest in peace.