With deep sorrow, we report the passing of Desiree DeMornay, the esteemed Miss Phoenix Pride, renowned exotic dancer, and entertainer. Her tragic departure after a valiant battle with cancer has left the community in mourning, marking one of the most heartbreaking losses in recent memory.
Who was Desiree DeMornay?
Desiree DeMornay, hailing from Phoenix, Arizona, was a vibrant and talented artist known for her captivating performances as an exotic dancer and entertainer. She etched her mark across the United States, performing at various prestigious venues in New Orleans, Tampa, LA, and St. Louis. Her versatility and seasoned talent were recognized and celebrated widely, earning her the title of Miss Phoenix Pride.
In addition to her dancing prowess, DeMornay also showcased her skills as a show director, creating memorable shows that left audiences enthralled. Her work extended to various platforms and establishments, including Rock Phoenix, Cruisin’7th, Karamba Phoenix, and Bswest Scottsdale, Stacy’s at Melrose.
Desiree DeMornay Career
Having begun her career as a waitress, DeMornay’s journey to stardom was marked by determination and talent. She served as a show director at Hamburger Mary’s Bar and Grille in Tampa and at Baton Show Lounge, where she honed her skills and developed her unique style.
Her remarkable talent as an entertainer and exotic dancer brought her immense recognition, resulting in numerous accolades, including Miss Black Universe 2019, Miss Sunshine State Black Universe 2017, Miss Victorian International Plus 2017, and Miss Mardi Gras 2018.
How Did Desiree DeMornay Die?
In a tragic turn of events last year, Desiree DeMornay was diagnosed with stomach cancer. Despite facing severe health struggles and treatment complications, she demonstrated exceptional resilience throughout her journey. On January 7, she shared her ongoing health challenges with the public, displaying admirable courage. Unfortunately, due to persistent health complications, DeMornay tragically passed away on January 24, 2024.
Angela JohnsonFirst of all thank you to Mr. Johnnie and my house mother biology for allowing me and sibling to be spirituality at my mother beside doing her last couple days on this earth. Secondly to my heart beat and my rainbow in the sky now thank for being my mother for over 20 yrs. I love you forever and my heart is beyond broken. I have lost some people and it 😞 but losing you has change the way I look at the world. Get you rest and I love you forever #DESIREEDEMORNAY❤️☝🏽🥺🥲
What was the Cause of Desiree DeMornay Death?
After a courageous battle against stomach cancer, Desiree DeMornay succumbed to the illness. Her strength and determination throughout her health struggles were evidence of her indomitable spirit, inspiring all who knew her.
Desiree DeMornay Obituary
As we mourn the loss of Desiree DeMornay, we also celebrate her life and the profound impact she had on those around her. Her legacy as an entertainer, mentor, and pageant queen will forever be cherished and remembered by everyone who witnessed her captivating performances and exceptional artistic talent.
Victoria LynnA beautiful soul and shining light for the LGBTQ community who always had a beautiful smile for you. She was an amazing entertainer who gave so many of us her advice, love and support all through the years. Its with a heavy heart that I am having to share this sad news tonight that we have lost one of the most amazing people in a lifetime who could touch your heart with grace and love. Rest In Peace Desiree A. DeMornay we love you so much!
Her memory will continue to inspire many, and her contributions to the world of entertainment will not be forgotten. We extend our heartfelt condolences to her family, friends, and the community she served with such passion and dedication. Her light will continue to shine brightly in our hearts.