In this Monday, Dec. 10, 2001 photo, Associated Press reporter Mary Foster poses for a photograph in the New Orleans bureau. Foster, a veteran Associated Press reporter who wrote about

 

              In this Monday, Dec. 10, 2001 photo, Associated Press reporter Mary Foster poses for a photograph in the New Orleans bureau. Foster, a veteran Associated Press reporter who wrote about
In this Monday, Dec. 10, 2001 photo, Associated Press reporter Mary Foster poses for a photograph in the New Orleans bureau. Foster, a veteran Associated Press reporter who wrote about everything from New Orleans' love affair with food, Mardi Gras and Saints football to Hurricane Katrina, has died. She was 68. Her sister, Rosalie Foster, said she died Monday, Sept. 24, 2012, at her New Orleans home from complications of cancer that was diagnosed earlier this year. She had returned home on Friday after receiving treatment in Little Rock, Ark. (AP Photo/Bill Haber)