I was absolutely gutted to hear this news today.
Caron, was probably best known as being the glamorous co-presenter of British children's TV program, Blue Peter, during the late 1980's, but had appeared in a number of presenting roles since then.
She had been battling against breast cancer for seven years and was just 41 years of age when she passed away yesterday.
I had no idea she had been so ill for so long. Here's a link from the BBC website with a pictorial tribute to her career: