Former AWA Women's Champion Candi Devine (Candace Rummell) has passed away at the age of 63.
The news was reported by SLAM Wrestling's Greg Oliver. Divine suffered a seizure and collapsed lung in April 2021. Months later, she broke her back after a fall. She was back in the hospital with issues concerning her liver and brain earlier this month.
Wrestler Bonnie Marie made the following post on Facebook:
It is with great sadness Candi Divine passed away this morning. We’ve lost a great friend and Heaven gained a beautiful Angel. — feeling sad.
Devine is a five-time AWA Women's Champion (and the final AWA Women's Champion), two-time WCW Ladies Champion, and a former USWA Women's Champion.
In 1994, Divine was honored by the Cauliflower Alley Club. She last wrestled in 1998.
On behalf of Fightful, we would like to extend our condolences to the family, friends, and fans of Devine.