Desiree Anzalone Biography – Desiree Anzalone Wiki
Desiree Anzalone (Desiree S. Anzalone) was the only great-granddaughter of Lucille Ball and Desi Arnaz Sr. She was the daughter of Julia Arnaz and Mario Anzalone. She was a talented photographer and enjoyed playing guitar with her father, singing, and modeling photography. She was an “old soul who loved 60’s and 70’s music. Her talent was prolific including her art, songwriting, poetry, and playing piano,” according to her obituary.
Desiree Anzalone Age
Desiree Anzalone was born in Norwalk on September 15, 1989. She died on September 27, 2020, at the age of 31.
Desiree Anzalone Death
Desiree Anzalone died on September 27, 2020, at Smilow Cancer Hospital in New Haven, Connecticut, after a battle with stage 4 breast cancer. She was 24 when she was first diagnosed with stage 2 breast cancer, and underwent chemotherapy and had a double mastectomy. The cancer returned into stage 4 in 2018, spreading to her liver, lungs, and bones, according to Entertainment Tonight.
Desiree Anzalone Cause of Death
Desiree S. Anzalone’s cause of death was breast cancer.
Desiree Anzalone Family
Desiree S. Anzalone was the daughter of Julia Arnaz and Mario Anzalone. She was the only great-granddaughter of Lucille Ball and Desi Arnaz Sr. According to her obituary, in addition to her father Mario and his wife Nancy and her mother Julia Arnaz and her husband Halbert Massey, she is survived by her maternal grandmother, Susan Callahan Howe, maternal grandfather, Desi Arnaz Jr., paternal grandmother, Carol Anzalone and paternal great-grandmother, Marjorie Broadhurst and her fiancé and caregiver, Chris Reynolds. She is also survived by her step brothers; Sammy and Joe, AJ and Nick as well as her uncle, John and aunts; Melissa, Janine and Sherry. She was predeceased by her beloved grandfather Mario Anzalone, Sr., and her great-grandparents Desi Arnaz Sr. and Lucille Ball.
Desiree frequently honored her great-grandmother Lucille on her Instagram. In April 2020, she wrote in an Instagram post: “Celebrating the life of a legend and MY life’s most profound curiosity. Your energy emulates, still. I would have loved to meet a part of me in you.”