Cake pioneer and Food Network standout Kerry Vincent died Saturday, Jan. 2 at age 75. 

The dessert specialist passed away after battling an unspecified sickness, in response to a Facebook put up by nonprofit Oklahoma State Sugar Artwork Present, which Kerry co-founded. 

“It’s with nice disappointment that I’ve to report the passing of Kerry Vincent earlier this night,” the put up said. “Being a really non-public particular person when it got here to all issues not cake, she didn’t need to put her sickness on the market to the general public. Sadly her battle has come to an finish however she is going to not have any ache. She might be sorely missed by all who she has touched via the Sugar Arts as [well] as personally.”

The group added, “There might be no companies per her request. Thanks to your ideas and prayers.”

Kerry served as a choose on Meals Community Problem and hosted the Meals Community’s 2014 sequence Save My Bakery. She was additionally a choose on the Australian sequence The Nice Australian Bake Off, and he or she based the Grand Nationwide Marriage ceremony Cake competitors, which has aired a number of instances on the Meals Community.