CEO of Sacramento-based radio station Hot Mix 106 who took over the station after founder Goran Sarjos retired in 2008.
She was a Northern California real estate broker before getting into the radio business.
Her passion for fishing was almost as great as her passion for broadcasting.
She had one daughter, three granddaughters, and one great-grandson.
Her radio program featured music from some of the hottest and most successful rappers on the planet, including LL Cool J.