Terry Glover, managing editor of Ebony magazine, has died of colon cancer after battling the disease for nearly two years.
Glover, 57, who had also served as a senior editor for the magazine's website, died Monday at her home Chicago home.
Johnson Publishing chairwoman Linda Johnson Rice said in a statement that Glover was passionate about her work and made innumerable contributions to Ebony.
Editor-in-Chief Amy DuBois Barnett added that Glover was "the heart and soul" of the magazine's team.
A graduate of Northwestern, with a B.A. in radio, TV and film, Glover was an expert content producer. She'd served in staff and freelance roles for the likes of Playboy, Savoy and Uptown magazines, as well as the Chicago Tribune. She also served on local boards including Intuit: The Center for Intuitive and Outsider Art, and The Awassa Children's Project