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‘Cooking with Lynja’ star and ‘the internet’s grandma’ Lynn Yamada Davis has died

‘Cooking with Lynja’ star and ‘the internet’s grandma’ Lynn Yamada Davis has died

“Cooking with Lynja” star Lynn Yamada Davis, the TikTok creator known as “the internet’s grandma” and beloved for her quirky, educational cooking content, has died. She was 67. Her daughter Hannah Mariko Shofet told The New York Times that Davis died of esophageal cancer on January 1. Her youngest son and co-creator of her social media channels, Tim Davis, announced his mother’s death in videos posted online on Friday. “I’m super sad to inform you that unfortunately, Linda, my mom, has passed away,” Tim Davis said. “Her final moments were super peaceful, and thankfully she was surrounded by the people she loved most: her friends and family.” A mother of four and grandmother of two, Davis’ cheerful demeanor and eccentric editing style was adored by viewers on Instagram, TikTok and YouTube. At first glance, Davis may have appeared as another maternal cooking show host, but her exuberance and the flamboyant visuals in her content won over a younger audience. As one TikTok commenter said, “on the outside this grandma looks like a boomer, but inside she’s …