Nancy Riche, 66, passed away on Saturday due to heart complications.

She could be defined as a feminist, a socialist, an activist, a trade unionist and a firm advocate for Newfoundland and Labrador. Riche worked in Ottawa for 18 years, but when she retired, she could only come home.

Nancy Riche was the first to be profiled in our The Most Interesting People in Newfoundland video series – in which we ask fascinating people to define themselves as individuals and as Newfoundlanders.

Here’s the interview: