Broadcaster Sue Baker has died at age 75.
Sue Baker was a top presenter on the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) where she cut her teeth in Broadcast Journalism.
Sue joined BBC in 1980 at a time when the media entity was still using its old format.
Sue Baker was the host of Top Gear and after leaving the show in 1991, she continued her career as a motoring Journalist.
Sue Baker set up and ran the Motor Racing News Service, based at Brands Hatch in Kent, and was the Observer’s motoring editor for 13 years, leaving in 1999. Sue Baker had a stint as a freelancer for Saga magazine.
Her family announcing her death said ‘It is with great sadness, that we share the news of Sue’s passing. A doting mother to Ian and Hannah, a loving grandmother to Tom and George, and a wonderful mother-in-law to Lucy. She passed at home this morning with family around her.
She was a talented and prolific writer, a charismatic TV presenter, and a passionate animal lover. She had a life and career that many would envy, but did it all with such grace that she was admired and respected by all who knew her.
‘We know she meant so much to so many. Thank you to everyone who has supported her over the last few years as she battled with MND.’
Sue Baker Cause of Death
The BBC Presenter has been battling motor neurone disease which killed her. She died on November 14 with her family by her side.