Teresa Ybarra McIntosh, the co-publisher of multiple boating publications and a newspaper industry magazine, has died. She was 69.
McIntosh died Oct. 11 in her Newport Beach home after a months-long struggle with stomach cancer.
McIntosh worked alongside her husband of 26 years, Duncan McIntosh, in publishing Sea, Boating World, and Editor & Publisher magazines, as well as the Log newspaper.
She also helped organize and co-produce the Newport Boat Show, Lido Yacht Expo and other expos in San Diego and Marina del Rey.
Before working in the publishing world, McIntosh, originally from Chino, worked a variety of jobs, including being a singing waitress at 16 years old and a bilingual ambassador guide at Disneyland, according to a new release from her publications.
She also taught second-graders and women on a Hopi reservation about nutrition and health.
After attending Cal State Long Beach and UC San Diego, she moved to the Balboa Peninsula. She worked as a hairdresser at the Balboa Bay Club and later opened a beauty shop, according to release.