Doris “Tanta” Dungey, 1961-2008The well-respected blogger, Tanta the family nickname Doris Dungey used to sign her posts at Calculated Risk died yesterday. Tanta was an ex-mortgage banker who developed deep expertise in the field before giving up her job in 2006 in order to be treated for ovarian cancer.
(Source: Cathy Stickelmaier, Tanta's sister)
You can get the flavor of Tanta's expertise and style from this September post in which she takes on Gretchen Morgenson, financial columnist at the New York Times. You can read the Times obituary here.