NOOSA – Rosalyn Evara, a senior journalist who was business editor of the Post-Courier newspaper, has died suddenly in Port Moresby.
Ms Evara collapsed at her home and was pronounced dead after being rushed to Port Moresby General Hospital.
Rosalyn Albaniel Evara was 41 and had been the long-serving bureau chief for the Post-C ourier in Madang.
“It is a shocker to us all,” said the newspaper’s editor-in-chief Todagia Kelola. “It is a sudden and great loss for the Post-Courier and the media industry in Papua New Guinea.
“[Roslyn] was such a healthy and strong person who, despite going through so much, would always give everything to her work.”
Ms Evara’s had experienced great family tragedy in recent years. Her eldest son died in 2015 and her youngest son last year.
Colleagues and friends described her death as a great loss to the industry describing her as “a very gentle and humble soul” who got along well with everyone.
Ms Evara is survived by her husband and daughter.