Donna S. Isman, a producer for E! Entertainment Television, died July 11 in Los Angeles after a lengthy battle with ovarian cancer. She was 40.
A New York City resident for a number of years, Isman joined E! shortly after its startup in 1990. She held production positions in news, specials and most recently in the international production group.
Following her diagnosis, she became an advocate for Women’s Cancer Awareness, producing videos and public service announcements that air nationwide.
Isman is survived by her mother, Claire Isman; a sister; a brother; and life partner, Suzanne Coffman.
Donations in her name may be sent to: Research for Women’s Cancer, c/o Cedars-Sinai Medical Center.