In this Thursday, Sept. 15, 2005 photo, Mary Foster is seen in New Orleans. Foster, a veteran Associated Press reporter who wrote about everything from New Orleans' love affair with foo

 

              In this Thursday, Sept. 15, 2005 photo, Mary Foster is seen in New Orleans. Foster, a veteran Associated Press reporter who wrote about everything from New Orleans
In this Thursday, Sept. 15, 2005 photo, Mary Foster is seen in New Orleans. 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/Anja Niedringhaus)