Holly Clegg, Baton Rouge author diagnosed with stomach cancer, out of surgery in good spirits

Baton Rouge cookbook author recovering from major surgery after stomach cancer diagnosis

BATON ROUGE, LA (WAFB) - A well known food writer from Baton Rouge, Holly Clegg, is out of surgery and “all went well,” according to a Facebook post made Wednesday night.

Clegg was diagnosed with stomach cancer in August of 2018.

The post said that doctors were able to save 10 percent of her stomach, which will “dramatically improve her quality of life.”

“We are overjoyed, thankful and so proud of our fighter,” the post read.

GOOD NEWS! Holly is out of her surgery and all went well. The doctors said they could save 10% of her stomach, which...

Posted by Holly Clegg on Wednesday, January 23, 2019

Clegg has written numerous cookbooks, including ones with recipes for eating with diabetes and for those battling cancer.

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