Angie Jakusz, CBS Competitor Survivor: PalauDied on Jan. 8 in New Orleans of cancer at the age of 40, according to news reports.
Born in Waukesha, Wisconsin, Jakusz lived in San Francisco and New York before moving to New Orleans.
Jakusz joined the show in 2005 while working as a bartender. She immediately attracted attention to the show due to her colorful tattoos. However, she was confused by low expectations and became a popular contestant with the audience. She was survived by several tribal councils before being voted out.