The family of Melanie Rauscher is currently grieving the loss of the Discovery Channel’s Naked and Afraid star. Because she died in unusual circumstances and too early, it is unlikely they will get back to being okay any time soon. Here are a few details we have regarding her family.
This article covers information on her parents and sisters. We cover their age, job, and current residence.
Meet Melanie Rauscher Family Members
Melanie Rauscher was born into a family of five. Her parents Daniel and Catherine Rauscher welcomed her to the world on 18 December 1986. She also has two sisters. According to the latest news, Melanie has died in suspicious circumstances. Her obituary stated that she passed away on 17 July 2022.
According to TMZ, Melanie died under mysterious circumstances in Arizona. Her body was discovered near cans of dust cleaner, TMZ learned. Melanie who appeared on 2 seasons of the popular Discovery Channel show was sitting a dog at a residence in Prescott, Arizona. The homeowners were reportedly away on vacation, a representative for the Prescott Police Department told the outlet.
When the homeowners returned back on the afternoon to find Melanie on the bed in the guest room. At the side of where her body was, there were several cans of compressed air, which can be used to clean the dust off computers. Uncertainty surrounds Melanie’s consumption of the cans’ contents.
Police reported that there weren’t any obvious signs of foul play and they did not find a suicide note or drug paraphernalia. The dog was okay. At the time of her death, Melanie was employed at Prescott VA Medical Center. She doesn’t seem to be on LinkedIn, so her career history is currently unavailable.
The Yavapai County Medical Examiner will determine Melanie’s cause of death.
Who Are Melanie Rauscher Parents, Daniel & Catherine Rauscher?
Daniel T. and Catherine A. Rauscher gave birth to Melanie Elizabeth Rauscher (nee Weissman). December 1963 saw the birth of her father. He will thus be 58 years old in July 2022. Melani’s mother Catherine is 60 years old, making her two years older than her husband. She was born in December of 1961.
Catherine is a Receptionist/Billing Assistant at Wilenchik & Bartness Law Office, according to her LinkedIn profile. She began working there in April 2018. Currently, she resides in Sun City West, Arizona.
Dan is currently employed by Hill International as a Senior Project Manager. In September 2017, he began his employment with the business. At Consultant Engineering Inc., he is also the Aviation Project/Construction Manager. Prior to that, he served as the City of Phoenix’s Aviation Superintendent in Arizona.
Whether they are still legally wed or not is unknown. But, they are connected with each other on Facebook so they are likely still married or at least in a speaking term if they had separated.
Who Are Melanie Rauscher Siblings, Jeanette, Rebecca & Alexis?
Melanie is also survived by her two sisters and Melanie E Rauscher and Jeanette L Rauscher.
Jeanette is currently 37 years old being born in 1985. Jeanette is currently married to her husband Rick.
Whereas, Rebecca Rauscher turned 32 years old in January 2022. Rebecca is the mother of one daughter named Aria who she shares with her partner Calvin Brice. In February 2018, they welcomed their son Liam Parker. Calvin is a police officer by profession.
Rebecca worked at Paradise Bakery & Café in Phoenix, Arizona. She worked in the cafe from December 2010 to September 2014. Then, she worked at CVS Pharmacy as Cashier and Salesperson till August 2016. She is currently based in Avondale, Arizona.
Did Melanie Rauscher Leave Behind A Boyfriend?
According to her obituary, no, Naked and Afraid star Melanie Rauscher wasn’t married at the time of her death. When starring in the show rumor rumors surfaced that Melanie and her co-star Jeremy McCaa started dating each other. Despite the dating rumor, they claimed of being just great friends.
Jeremy McCaa took to Facebook to remember his “swamp wife” and “best friend”. He added, “She came into my life in a way I can’t explain. We had such chemistry on the show and it blossomed into a friendship that goes beyond what words could describe. Her laughter was one of a kind. Her friendship was amazing.”
Jeremy added further, “Even tho we weren’t blood, we were family. I could always count on her,” he continued. “We had so many moments when we would just be there for each other. She was my swamp wife, a best friend, a strong woman, and an amazing person and I’ll always cherish our moments together. You’re gone too soon and taken from us too early. You’ll always be my Mel”.
Jeremy concludes by saying “I love you” to Melanie.
McCaa is presently dating Chrissy, a woman who resides in the same Louisiana town as him, according to his public Facebook page. When he and Chrissy first started dating is unknown.
Where Are Melanie Rauscher Family Members From?
Melanie Rauscher was originally from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. But they are currently living in different cities in Arizona.
Do Melanie Rauscher Family Appear On His Instagram?
No, Melanie Rauscher is not on Instagram. But, you can find them on Facebook; Daniel (@DanRauscher), Catherine (@jeanette.rauscher), Catherine Rauscher (@CatherineRauscher), and Rebecca (@becky.rauscher.33).