Posted: 12:11 GMT, Dec. February 2021 | Updated: 16:22 GMT, Nov. February 2021

Former model and girl Susan Shaw has died at the age of 70 after a four year battle with lung cancer

Shaw, perhaps best known for her iconic photoshoot with late Formula 1 champion James Hunt in 1976, passed away on Jan. February

At the height of her fame, the model was once proposed by infamous womanizer Rod Stewart, but turned him down

Sad news: Former model and girl Susan Shaw has died at the age of 70 after a four year battle with lung cancer

Her daughter Kim, 37, confirmed her death on Monday, telling The Sun, “I’m really proud of her and her work. She has traveled the world and met great people.

‘Your friend told me that Rod Stewart was following her and even contacted her agent to question her, but she wasn’t interested’

Icon: Shaw, perhaps best known for her legendary photo shoot with the late Formula 1 champion James Hunt in 1976 (picture), passed away on Jan. February

Proud: Her daughter Kim, 37, confirmed her death on Monday, saying, “I’m really proud of her and her work. She has traveled the world and met amazing people

Shaw continued modeling until the 1950s before finally retiring from the industry, but her famous collaboration with F1 driver Hunt remained her most consistent work

The shoot was arranged after his triumph at the 1976 World Cup and later immortalized in the 2013 biographical drama Rush starring Chris Hemsworth and Olivia Wilde

The driver shows his chest in an unzipped jumpsuit while a naked Susan stares at him with an admiring expression

Shaw’s only marriage to Ian Drury ended almost 20 years ago, but the former couple stayed close after their split

Daughter Kim added, “They remained friendly even after the split, and Dad helped take care of her when she was sick ‘

Claim to fame: At the height of her fame, the model was once suggested by infamous womanizer Rod Stewart but turned it down

Old days: Rod in the 1970s when he allegedly questioned Susan – only to have her turn him down

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