Olivia Harvey
Updated Sep 19, 2017 @ 11:30 am

Yesterday, we learned that Carson Daly’s mother, Pattie Daly Caruso, passed away unexpectedly at her Palm Desert, California home. The 73-year-old suffered from a heart attack on Sunday morning.

After fans sent him their love and condolences, Daly opened up about losing his mom in a personal tweet. Although he said there are no words for how he feels, he urged his followers to hug someone they love tonight. false

Daly and his family also released a statement to Us Magazine on Monday regarding Caruso’s death. It read:

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Siri Pinter, Daly’s wife, also shared a heartfelt post on Instagram expressing her love and gratitude for having known such an incredible woman.

We’re sending our positive thoughts and condolences to Daly and his family. Unexpected loss is one of the hardest and most traumatic things in life, and we know this must be a terribly difficult time for Kiki’s family and friends. Let’s use this as a reminder, as Daly wrote, to give our loved ones an extra squeeze — or even just a loving call or text — today.