So devastated to hear Katie has passed away. Prayers are with her family.
— Ed Sheeran (@edsheeran) November 7, 2014
Katie Papworth had been battling an aggressive form of eight years and had her dream of meeting Sheeran realized by the The Les Hoey MBE DreamMaker Foundation on Oct. 30 before his concert in Glasgow, Scotland. In that meeting, she gave the “Sing” performer an engagement ring that he accepted. He also signed a picture she drew for him, writing, “Katie, lovely to finally meet my wife.”
The Les Hoey MBE DreamMaker Foundation posted the following to Facebook over the day Friday: