Jan Gaye, Wife of Motown Legend Marvin Gaye, Dies at 66

Jan Gaye, Wife of Motown Legend Marvin Gaye, Dies at 66

Janis Hunter Gaye, the second wife of Motown legend Marvin Gaye

The inspiration for several of his songs

She served as the inspiration for his 1976 album, 'I Want You,'

She managed the career of their daughter, actress-singer Nona Gaye

Hunter died Saturday of an undisclosed cause at her home in Rhode Island, She was 66.

Hunter Gaye was introduced to the singer by producer Ed Townsend during a 1973 recording session at Hitsville West in Los Angeles

Hunter Gaye was the daughter of singer-musician Slim Gaillard