Local designer dies after battle with cancer

Published On: Jan 18 2014 10:49:48 PM EST
Designer Mark England
DETROIT -

Well-known local fashion designer, Mark England has passed away after a battle with cancer.

Born in Detroit, England first hit the scene in 1997, working his way to local and national fame.  His designs reached national attention with the gown he designed for television reality star Omarosa for the Academy Awards Show.

England was diagnosed with lymphoma, a type of blood cancer, in early 2013. 

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