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Elly Mayday
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Mayday in A Perfect 14
Born
Ashley Shandrel Luther

(1988-04-15)April 15, 1988
Aylesbury, Saskatchewan, Canada
Died March 1, 2019(2019-03-01) (aged 30)
Nationality Canadian
Occupation Model, advocate
Years active 2011–2018
Known for Plus-size modeling, ovarian cancer advocacy
Height 5 ft 8 in (173 cm)

Ashley Shandrel Luther (April 15, 1988 – March 1, 2019), better known as Elly Mayday, was a Canadian model and activist for women's health. She was known for battling ovarian cancer throughout her modeling career. She was photographed with surgical scars and a bald head from chemotherapy.

In 2013, she was diagnosed with a rare form of ovarian cancer only seen in elderly women. She was originally called a plus-size model by industry standards, a label which she rejected, saying that she embraced her size 14 body, and was normal size.

She was on the front a campaign for the Australian Women's Weekly and was one of six models featured in plus-size lingerie company Lane Bryant's #ImNoAngel campaign in April 2015. Her unretouched surgery scars were visible in the photographs.

Mayday died from the disease on March 1, 2019 at a hospital in Vancouver, aged 30.

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