In 2016, the world met pastor and vocal Christian Sunday Burquest on “Survivor: Millenials vs. Gen X.” She made it to seventh place, and secured many friends and fans along the way — including fellow contestant and ultimate winner of their season, Adam Klein.
When she participated in the show, she was cancer-free after initially being diagnosed with breast cancer in 2012. She had surgeries, radiation and chemotherapy to deal with the invasive disease, and she beat it.
But last June, she made the sad announcement that cancer had come back and spread to her ovaries and lymph nodes. With a serious diagnosis of esophageal and ovarian cancer, doctors didn’t think she had more than a few months to live.
“Here’s my thinking,” she told People last year. “No one knows how much time you have left. Accidents can happen. Miracles can happen. Someone healthy can die unexpectedly, and someone sick