After graduating in 1979 from Joppatowne High School, she worked as a bartender in nightclubs until her marriage in 1986 to Bradley L. “Brad” Ganson, who was a WBAL-TV producer and later a WMAR-TV on-air anchor. He died in 2018.
Ms. Ganson enjoyed vacationing in Ocean City and listening to popular music from the 1970s and 1980s, according to a son, Evan Sikalis of Middle River. She was also a world traveler.
Services are private.
In addition to her son, she is survived by another son, Elliot Ganson of Abingdon; her father, of Perry Hall; two stepsons. Alexander Ganson of Westminster and Leslie Ganson of Atlanta; a sister, Janice Kendall of Clarksville; four grandchildren; and significant other, George “Doc” Ryder of North East.