NEW ORLEANS — Jan Ramsey, found, publisher and Editor-in-Chief of Offbeat Magazine has been diagnosed with a rare form of lung cancer.
"Jan will be undergoing treatment to battle the disease and needs financial help," Michael Murphy, who is organizing a GoFundme campaign to help with Ramsey's medical expenses, wrote. "Please donate to help Jan & her husband afford the medical costs and family living costs during this difficult time."
That campaign has raised just over $15,000 of its $150,000 goal so far.
Ramsey founded Offbeat magazine around three decades ago and her "Mojo Mouth" essays have become a fixture in New Orleans local music scene.