Rachel Owen, longtime partner of Thom Yorke, passes away from cancer

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Dr. Rachel Owen, who for 20 years was the romantic partner of Radiohead frontman Thom Yorke and the mother of his two children, passed away Sunday following a battle with cancer. She was 48 years old.

According to an obituary posted to the website of Pembroke College – University of Oxford, where she taught as a Retained Lecturer in Italian, Owen had been in declining health for the last year. Despite…