The famous “survivor” player Angie Jakusz (Angie Jakusz) died during a three-year battle with cancer. She was 40 years old.
According to TMZ, she died in the New Orleans area on Friday, but the official cause of her death has not been announced. A cemetery service was held in Metarie, Louisiana on Wednesday afternoon.
The GoFundMe page recently launched in her name shows that she has been diagnosed with squamous cell carcinoma, a rare form of colorectal cancer. As of Thursday morning, the crowdsourcing campaign has raised $255 of the $30,000 goal.
According to her CBS data, she was born in Cassandra Anne Jakusz in Waukesha, Wisconsin, and then spent some time in San Francisco and New York before moving to New Orleans permanently. . She works as a painter there (using watercolors and discovered objects), and then mixes wine in the French Quarter.
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According to the “Sun” report, Yakus also starred in the raunchy 1998 independent film “Lucinda’s Mantra”, and actually created a real TV history in “Survivor”. She was elected on the 12th day, which made her the first player to lose in the voting stage of the tribal committee.
Despite her young age (she was only 25 years old at the time of the show), Jakusz quickly became the favorite of her tribe members and was loved by the audience.
“One must recall the history of 2005: Women are not’survivors’ with fear and tattoos,” Coby Archa, a 48-year-old contestant from Palau, told The People. She broke the casting barrier. Fans are very related to her story. And many people hope that she can show her strength again. “
She performed well in various team challenges, but eventually ranked 13th when she got recruits. Diehard fans later discovered her at the show’s 10th anniversary party that was broadcast in 2010.
“We heard from her family three years ago that she was fighting cancer,” Alka told the media. “We raised some money for her treatment. She didn’t become famous, just a “survivor” experience. She came, played games, and returned to New Orleans. She likes that kind of life.”
Yakus survived nine years of her husband Steven Calandra (Steven Calandra) and her parents, as well as her brother, niece and nephew.