Saskatchewan born New York model Elly Mayday remembered as an advocate for women of all sizes

Saskatoon Morning

Love your body and fight for it. That's the message Saskatchewan born model Elly Mayday shared with the world. The 30 year old died of ovarian cancer on Friday. The New York model -- who was born Ashley Luther on a farm near Aylesbury -- was an internet and modelling sensation. First, for her curvy figure and her stance that all bodies are beautiful. Then for publicly documenting her illness, and the havoc it caused her body.

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