Sydney cosmetics maven Michele Singh has tragically taken her own life after losing her battle with depression.
Ms Singh, project manager at cosmetics empire ModelCo, is being remembered as ‘loving, confident, driven and brave’ after passing away on Sunday.
A Go Fund Me created by a friend has already raised $36,000 for Ms Singh’s devastated fiance Reeve Ransfield.
‘Our beautiful, kind, clever and courageous Michele Singh devastatingly lost her battle with depression on Sunday 17 January,’ Ms Singh’s friend Kelly Muller wrote.
Sydney cosmetics maven Michele Singh has tragically taken her own life after losing her battle with depression. Pictured with fiance Reeve and dog Bobbie
Ms Singh, a project manager at cosmetics empire ModelCo, is being remembered as ‘loving, confident, driven and brave’ after passing away on Sunday. Pictured with friend and Love Island star Tayla Damir
Ms Singh’s (right) friend Kelly Muller (centre) remembered her as ‘beautiful, kind, clever and courageous’
‘For those who knew her, you would know the light she brought into every room.
‘She had an innate ability to bring people together – and many of us who stand by Reeve today, met one another because of her.’
Ms Singh’s close friend Bianca Sparacino penned a heartfelt tribute, honouring her for having the courage to battle mental illness every day.
‘I think it’s brave. I think it’s brave that you get up in the morning when your heart aches and life is messy and you do not feel like being soft for the world,’ she wrote.
‘I think it is brave that you continue to love, and express, and open your soul, despite the way you were treated in the past.
‘I think it is brave that you keep going, that you keeping believing in something more, something bigger, even when you may not know what you are hoping for.’
Love Island’s Tayla Damir, who formed a close friendship with Ms Singh, said she is still in disbelief at her death.
‘No words could possibly do justice to describe how much I cherished our friendship,’ she wrote in an Instagram post.
‘I will forever appreciate our memories, our laughs, our highs and our lows and our spicy margaritas.
‘I will forever admire you, I will forever look up to you as the big sister you were to me, I will forever love you and I will forever miss you which is why you will be remembered forever my angel.’
Damir shared a series of photos and videos of the pair together at events and dinners.
Ms Singh’s close friend Bianca Sparacino said the ModelCo queen (left, with fiance Reeve) ‘chose every single day to move forward’ despite battling depression
Love Island’s Tayla Damir, who formed a close friendship with Ms Singh, said she is still in disbelief at her death
Just two weeks ago Ms Singh’s friend Kelly Muller uploaded this photo of them and their partners, captioned: ‘My forever homies. My family. Love you’
She also posted a excerpt from her diary, where she wrote that Ms Singh was a ‘rock’ for her.
‘She drops her life to ask and invest in mine,’ the reality star wrote. ‘She is selfless and giving, smart and a great friend. I’m lucky to have her.’
Popular eastern suburbs eyebrow technician Kristin Fisher said Ms Singh’s death has left a ‘gaping hole’ in the hearts of many.
‘Smiling and laughing, this is how I will always remember you. Heaven gained an angel on Sunday the 17th of January,’ she wrote in a touching Instagram tribute.
‘I will never understand the pain and suffering you were in, but I know now that you are at peace.
‘I just wish you could see what we all could see. This beautiful, intelligent, hysterical, kind, considered, FUN! human being that was so adored and cherished by all.’
Michele Singh (second from right) was the project manager at ModelCo cosmetics