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JEFFERSON PARISH, LA. (THECOUNT) — Angie Jakusz, a former contestant on “Survivor: Palau,” has died at 40.
Jakusz reportedly passed away Friday in the New Orleans area.
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An exact cause of death was not provided, however, a recent GoFundMe page in her name says she’d been diagnosed with a rare form of cancer.
Jakusz made history on the show after being voted out on Day 12 and becoming the first contestant to lose a revote in tribal council.
Jakusz appeared on the ‘Survivor’ 10-year anniversary party in 2010.
She was born and raised in Waukesha, Wisconsin, but eventually settled in New Orleans where she was an artist, and a bartender in the French Quarter, reports TMZ.
Angie is survived by her husband, Steven Calandra, her parents, brother, niece and nephew.
Geo quick facts: Jefferson Parish is a parish in the state of Louisiana. As of the 2010 census, the population was 432,552. The parish seat is Gretna. Jefferson Parish is included in the New Orleans-Metairie, LA Metropolitan Statistical Area – Wikipedia.