Melissa Amalia Ziker, dead at 28

Daughter of stunt coordinator Dick Ziker

Melissa Amalia Ziker, daughter of Hollywood stunt coordinator Dick Ziker, died Feb. 28 in Mendocino, following an asthma attack. She was 28.

A graduate of Immaculate Heart High School in Los Angeles, Ziker attended Otis Parsons Art Institute before moving to Northern California to study nursing.

She is survived by her father.

Donations in her name may be made to the Asthma Foundation of America.

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