Naked and Afraid star Melanie Rauscher sadly died in mid-July 2022. Her death has saddened her family members and her and fans of the show across the world. Many wondered if she was single at the time or was married?
Scroll down to learn what we know by far as of the time of this article. This article also covers details on her cause of death, family, age, and career.
Naked And Afraid Star Melanie Rauscher Cause Of Death
Former Naked and Afraid star Melanie Rauscher has died. According to her obituary, she died 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.
The Yavapai County Medical Examiner will determine Melanie’s cause of death.
Was Naked And Afraid Star Melanie Rauscher Married?
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.
Melanie Rauscher Family
Melanie Elizabeth Rauscher was born to her parents Daniel T. and Catherine A. Rauscher (nee Weissman). Her father, Daniel was born in December 1963. So, in July 2022, he is 58 years old. Two years older than her husband, Melani’s mother Catherine is 60 years old. December 1961 is the year of her birth.
According to LinkedIn, Catherine is working as a Receptionist/Billing Assistant at Wilenchik & Bartness Law Office. She joined the firm in April 2018. She is currently living in Sun City West, Arizona.
Meanwhile, Dan is working at Hill International as Project Manager, Senior. He started working in the company in September 2017. He is also serving as Aviation Project/Construction Manager at Consultant Engineering Inc.
Before, Dan was working as Aviation Superintendent in the City of Phoenix, AZ USA.
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. Whereas, Rebecca Rauscher turned 32 years old in January 2022.
Melanie Rauscher Age At The Time Of Her Death
At the time of her death, Melanie Rauscher was 35 years old. She was born on 18 December 1986.
Was Melanie Rauscher On Instagram?
We couldn’t discover it on Melanie Rauscher’s Instagram. But, she seems to have a Twitter account (@rauschme).
Melanie Rauscher Job
At the time of her death, Melanie Rauscher was working at Prescott VA Medical Center. She doesn’t seem to be on LinkedIn, so her career history is currently unavailable.
According to her obituary, Melanie was a graduate of Kennedy-Kenrick High School and attended Old Dominion University in Virginia. Melanie served honorably in the U.S. Navy aboard the U.S.S. Theodore Roosevelt CVN-17 during the Iraq War. She lived her life in service to others.
The obituary reads further that Melanie was an avid outdoor enthusiast who loved nature and all creatures big and small.
Melanie loved camping & hiking and finding adventure wherever she could. These passions of her led her to participate in “Naked & Afraid” and “XL”. She was a passionate athlete and deeply involved in local adult leagues. She was a diehard Eagles fan.
Melanie was a natural comedian, and her wit was unmatched. Melanie’s boisterous laugh will echo in the hearts and minds of her loved ones forever.
Where Was Melanie Rauscher Born?
Melanie Rauscher was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
Where Was Melanie Rauscher Living At The Time Of Her Death?
At the time of her, Melani Rausher was living in Prescott, Arizona.