Alumna Josie Rubio Passes

December 9, 2019
Josie Rubio

The School of Communication director, faculty, staff and students offer their condolences to alumna Josie Rubio’s friends and family.

Josie died Dec. 3 after a six-year battle with Hodgkin’s lymphoma.

After receiving her B.A. in Journalism from Ohio State University in 1998, Josie worked as a writer and editor in New York City. She blogged about her terminal illness and wrote an op-ed for The New York Times in August titled “Dating While Dying."

For more information, read the New York Times article commemorating Josie’s life, humor, writing and work.