University of Bridgeport

Rhonda F. Zillig, graphic artist

Rhonda F. Zillig, graphic artist

Rhonda F. Zillig, a graphic artist who worked in marketing for The Baltimore Sun, died Thursday of lung cancer at Gilchrist Hospice Care in Towson. She was 61.

The daughter of Dr. Morton Koff, a podiatrist, and Jean Koff, a homemaker, Rhonda Francine Koff was born in Washington and raised in Arlington, Va., and Silver Spring.

She was a graduate of Walt Whitman High School in Bethesda. She attended the University of Miami and earned a bachelor's degree in 1971 from the University of Bridgeport.

For 12 years, Ms. Zillig worked as a special sections designer for Patuxent Newspapers, and in 2001, she joined The Baltimore Sun Media Group's Creative & Special Sections,...