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TV anchor Ruschell Boone, 48, passes away from pancreatic cancer.

New York ⁣City TV Anchor Ruschell Boone Passes Away After Battle with Pancreatic Cancer

Ruschell Boone, a beloved and award-winning​ reporter and anchor for New York City ⁤TV station NY1, has sadly passed away⁢ at the age of⁢ 48 after a courageous ​fight against pancreatic cancer. The‍ station announced her untimely death on Tuesday.

Joining NY1 in 2002 as a reporter covering Queens, Ms. ⁣Boone quickly made a‍ name for herself and⁢ eventually moved to​ the ⁣anchor desk with‍ a noon ⁤slot in ‌2021.

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Described as a trusted friend by NY1, Ms. Boone had ⁢a ​unique ability to connect with New Yorkers both on screen and in ⁢person.

Throughout her career, she received numerous accolades, including a New York Press ⁣Club award for best feature reporting​ and a New York Emmy award for her series⁤ “New York: Unfiltered.”

After ‌her ​cancer diagnosis, Ms. Boone took ​a leave from NY1 from June 2022 to March of this year to undergo intensive ‍chemotherapy treatments.

Despite the challenges, she remained resilient‌ and shared ⁤updates on her battle ⁢with ‌cancer on social​ media. On July ‌27, ⁤she revealed that her cancer had spread ⁢to⁢ her liver but expressed gratitude for​ the support and prayers she had received.

Upon⁤ her return to ⁤NY1 in March, Ms. Boone conducted ⁢her first ⁣interview with⁣ New York City Mayor Eric Adams, who paid tribute to her on the station following her passing.

“We are all better people because we had a wonderful, wonderful person‍ who reported to us and showed us that no matter ​how much ⁢pain you have, you⁣ can turn⁣ it into purpose,” said Mayor Adams. ​”She didn’t say ‘Woe is ⁢me.’ She said ‘Why not me? I ​want to inspire‌ others.’

Ms.⁢ Boone​ is survived by her husband, ⁤Todd Boone,⁢ and their two sons.


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