Terminally Ill Fan Who 'Married' Ed Sheeran Passes Away Aged 19 6 years ago

Terminally Ill Fan Who 'Married' Ed Sheeran Passes Away Aged 19

A terminally ill fan who recently achieved her dream of marrying Ed Sheeran has passed away at nineteen years of age.

Katie Papworth's story touched the hearts of millions when the Les Hoey MBE DreamMaker Foundation arranged for her to meet her idol backstage at his Glasgow concert.

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The 19-year-old, who was diagnosed with an aggressive form of brain cancer, took the opportunity to pop the question to Ed and presented him with a ring to seal their union.

The A Team singer also received a drawing from Katie, which he signed saying 'lovely to finally meet my wife'.

However, in a statement earlier today, the charity announced that Katie has since tragically passed away.

"We've been told Katie passed away peacefully this morning. It was a privilege to have helped make Katie's dream come true. Our thoughts are with her family."

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