Angie Jakusz, best-known as a contestant on “Survivor,” has died after a protracted battle with most cancers. She was 40.
She handed away Friday within the New Orleans space however the official explanation for her demise has not but been introduced, TMZ reported.
A GoFundMe web page lately launched in her identify revealed that she had been identified with squamous cell carcinoma, a uncommon type of colorectal most cancers. As of Thursday morning, the crowd-sourcing marketing campaign had raised $255 of its $30,000 objective.
Born Cassandra Anne Jakusz in Waukesha, Wisconsin, she later frolicked in San Francisco and New York earlier than shifting completely to New Orleans, in accordance with her CBS bio. She labored there as an artist — utilizing watercolors and located objects — and bartended within the French Quarter.
Despite her a great deal of colourful tattoos, Jakusz’s fellow “Survivor” castaways infamously gave her the nickname “No Fun Angie” when she appeared on the 2005 season of the CBS actuality TV trailblazer, which was set in Palau. She competed for the Ulong Tribe.
Jakusz, who additionally co-starred within the raunchy 1998 indie film “Lucinda’s Spell,” truly made a bit actuality TV historical past on “Survivor,” The Sun reported. She was voted out on day 12, which made her the primary contestant to lose in the course of the revote section in tribal council.
Despite her stable performances in numerous workforce challenges, she ended up rating in thirteenth place when she bought the boot. Diehard followers later noticed her at the show’s 10-year anniversary social gathering that aired n 2010.
Angie is survived by her husbandSteven Calandra and fogeys, in addition to brother, niece and nephew.