Many people are remembering Rita Macneil, talk with fellow Cape Bretoner Ashley MacIssac .
As you've been hearing this afternoon singer Rita McNeil has died.
She passed away yesterday after complications from surgery at the age of 68.
There is no doubt that the east coast singer touched many people with her music, including many here who saw her perform in Windsor several times.
Earlier today I spoke with Ashley MacIssac, who, along with Rita McNeil hails from Cape Breton Island. (runs 6:02)