Diem Brown, the MTV Challenge star died in November 2014 at the age of 32, after losing her brave battle with cancer. After overcoming the disease in 2006 and again, in 2012, the reality star was diagnosed with cancer for the third time in summer 2014. Still, Brown's fierce fight to survive continued to inspire many. In other of her final tweets, she wrote: "Whatever option I have to LIVE I'm grabbing!...No is not an option." (Credit: MTV)
#Karen Carpenter/1950–1983 / age 33 / She suffered from anorexia nervosa, an eating disorder, which was a little-known illness at the time. She died at the age of 32 from heart failure, caused by complications related to her illness which caused her to believe that she needed to lose weight.