A mother-of-four, who was "proudly" against Covid vaccinations has died, following Covid-related complications.
Kristen Lowery, 40, who often posted anti-mask and anti-vax messages on social media, passed away on September 15 in California.
Ms Lowery's aunt confirmed she had died on September 17, writing that her heart is "breaking" for her niece's children.
"We will miss her always. So many people need her here, but God must have special plans for her in heaven. You are so loved Kristen. And will be so, so missed."
Before she died Ms Lowery’s sister Cassie posted on Facebook, writing she was “fighting for her life against COVID and pneumonia.”
“My sister has a long life left,” Cassie wrote in a now-removed post.
“We need you here, sissy.
“Your kids love and miss you so much. Please don’t give up.”
Woman posted anti-mask messages to social media
Ms Lowery's Facebook page has been switched to private since her death, but screenshots from her page have been posted to Reddit and other publications.
According to The Mirror, the mum-of-four posted a Facebook profile picture with the caption “unmasked, unmuzzled, unvaccinated, unafraid ... Together we win”.
In another picture, she held up a sign that read, “Give a voice to the vaccine injured”.
On GoFundMe, Ms Lowery is described as a “beautiful and amazing woman but more than that she was a phenomenal mother who always, ALWAYS put her children first”.
“She lived for her children (Tayden, McKenna, Ella, and Ryenn) and loved being their mother more than anything in her life,” the fundraising statement read.
‘She was full of life and loved her friends and family fiercely."
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