Suzanne Whang, 'House Hunters' Host, Dies at 56 - NBC 7 San Diego

Suzanne Whang, 'House Hunters' Host, Dies at 56

"For thirteen years she confronted cancer with courage, humor, determination and optimism," her partner, Jeff Vezain, wrote in a Facebook post on her page

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    In this Nov. 2, 2015, file photo, Suzanne Whang attends a screening for 'Searching For Home: Coming Back From War' in Sherman Oaks, California.

    Suzanne Whang, best-known as host of the HGTV series "House Hunters," died after a long battle with breast cancer, according to her partner.

    She was 56.

    Whang hosted HGTV's "House Hunters" from 1999 to 2007. She also appeared on such shows as "Las Vegas," “Dexter,” “General Hospital” and “Arrested Development.” 

    "Suzanne was warm, funny and kind with a distinctive voice that made everyone feel at home," the network said in a statement Friday. "Our HGTV family mourns her loss and wishes to express deepest condolences to her friends, fans and family who knew and loved her."