(CNN)Olivia Newton-John, singer and "Grease" star who died Monday in the United States, Australia Victoria's Prime Minister Dan Andrews announced Thursday that he will receive the state memorial service. Stated. "It's going to be more of a concert than a funeral," Andrews said.
Newton-John survived two bouts of breast cancer, one in the early 1990s and another in 2017. In September 2018, she revealed that she was battling cancer again.
Despite her struggles, Newton-John maintained her positive outlook.
"With cancer affecting more and more people every day, I believe we are in a world desperate for a cure, and I am committed to doing whatever it takes. I can help."
After her death, the organization said in a statement that Newton-John's "generous support and gift gave hope and changed the lives of thousands of cancer patients."
While Newton-John's death sparked grief from fans who followed her career from "Grease" to a Las Vegas concert residency, it has been a long-running affair for years. Those who have worked with her over the years have shared their memories and condolences on social media.