Former KPLC anchor Jan Hardy dies at 59

Published: Sep. 26, 2014 at 2:35 PM CDT|Updated: Nov. 25, 2014 at 3:36 PM CST
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LAKE CHARLES, LA (KPLC) - Former KPLC anchor Jan Hardy has passed away. She was 59.

Hardy, a McNeese State grad, left KPLC in 1990 to pursue a career in the biotech/pharmaceutical industry.

She completed her doctorate in 2000 and worked in research and development for a pharmaceutical company.

Hardy, who spent eight years at KPLC as host of 7 News at Noon and Live at Five, recently moved back home to Carlyss to care for her parents.

Funeral arrangements are pending.

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