Radio legend Rowena Baird passed away after a long battle with cancer. SABC confirmed the sad news on Friday. South Africans admired Rowena's compassionate nature and took to social media to voice their heartache.
Friday morning saw the sad moment when Rowena Baird lost her battle against colon cancer. Her family confirmed the tragic loss.
Neo Momodu of the SABC informed the country of Rowena's passing and expressed their sorrow at her death.
Rowena has been in the broadcasting world since the middle 1980's.
South Africans loved Rowena and shared in her family's loss. They used social media to convey their sadness.
@green_pippa - My deep condolences. Her courage on air in dealing with her illness was humbling and exemplary. Deeply saddened.
@LucasSehume - Humble to the bone ! Rip my sister!
@mbili_sthe - She was our best in every sense of the word.May she rest in eternal peace.We will always love and remember her.Our beloved Rowena
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