"Sammy Power" radio queen died at the at of 55


Tributes are being paid to the Queensland farmers' markets after the 55-year-old's death as a former radio queen who lost her high-profile life.

Queensland Radio Queen turns farmers into market Chief Executive Officer Sammy Power has died at the age of 55.

Ms Power previously told the Queensland Paper that she lost her 28-year radio career to help her mom with business after moving back to Brisbane and feeling "burned out".

Fans and fellow radio hosts paid tribute to Ms. Power on Twitter.

ABC Brisbane Breakfast radio host Loretta Ryan tweeted, "Very shocked and saddened to hear of Sammy Power's death." "I can still hear her talking about her cats and her infectious laugh."

Former radio presenter Spencer Howson tweeted: "First Gary Ord and now Sammy Power. Two Brisbane Breakfast Radio presenters lost within a week. Stunned."


Ben Fordham said: "RIP Sammy Power. Sammy was a radio star and trailblazer."


"I met her about 15 years ago and she was instantly good. Here she is photographed for the Brisbane Times in 2017. Thanks for the laugh, Sammy. "

Fans also paid tribute to her online, with Lindsay Toledo stating: "She was a funny woman and loved her cats more than humans."


"Not sure what happened to her but it hurt so much and I hope her mother will be strong enough to go through this. RIP amazing woman."


"She was very lively. Had dinner with him years ago. Such a beautiful soul. Rest in Peace Sammy x ”is written by Naomi Le Bharz.


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