Easterling said his late wife was a “healer” and said their love was “so deep, so real, so natural.”
Her husband announced the news on Instagram and has now returned to the social media site to pay tribute to his late wife.
So who is John Easterling and what did he say about Olivia Newton-John?
Here’s what you need to know.
Who is John Easterling?
John Easterling is an American businessman and environmentalist who serves as the CEO and chairman of the Amazon Herb Company.
He has also produced a number of Hollywood films and television projects, including Big River Man, The Bonnie Hunt Show, and Loose Women.
He married Olivia Newton-John in June 2008, 15 years after first meeting her.
On June 21, 2008, they married on a mountaintop in Peru. Nine days later, on a Florida beach, they renewed their vows to make their union legal.
Newton-John often spoke about how Easterling supported her when she was suffering from breast cancer.
What did John Easterling say about Olivia Newton-John?
He shared a picture of himself and Newton-John on her official Instagram page, describing her as “the bravest woman”.
He said: “Our love for one another is beyond our understanding. Every day we expressed our gratitude for this love that could be so deep, so real and so natural.
“We never had to ‘work’ on it. We were in awe of this great mystery and accepted the experience of our love as past, present and forever.
“At her deepest essence, Olivia was a healer using her mediums of song, word and touch. She was the bravest woman I have ever known.
“Your breadth of truly caring about people, nature and all living things almost eclipses what is humanly possible.
“It is only the grace of God that has allowed me to share the depth and passion of her being for so long.
“During her most difficult times, she always had the spirit, the humor and the willpower to bring things to light.
“Even now as her soul ascends, the pain and holes in my heart are healed by the joy of her love and the light that shines ahead.
“Our family deeply appreciates the vast ocean of love and support that has been shown to us.”
What happened to Olivia Newton-John?
Olivia Newton-John died at her home on Monday August 8th.
A statement released by her husband on Newton-John’s official Instagram page read: “Dame Olivia Newton-John passed away peacefully this morning at her Southern California ranch surrounded by family and friends.
“We ask everyone to respect the privacy of the family at this very difficult time.
“A symbol of triumph and hope for over 30 years, Olivia shares her journey with breast cancer.
“Her healing inspiration and pioneering experience with plant medicines continues with the Olivia Newton-John Foundation Fund dedicated to research into plant medicines and cancer.”
An official cause of death was not announced.