Suzanne Somers, Renowned TV Actress and Entrepreneur, Passes Away at 76
Suzanne Somers, the beloved TV actress known for her iconic role in Three's Company, has passed away. The news was confirmed by PopCrush on Sunday, October 15th, just a day shy of her 77th birthday.
In an official statement from Somers' publicist, R. Couri Hay, it was revealed that the actress "passed away peacefully at home in the early morning hours of October 15th." Notably, Somers had battled an aggressive form of breast cancer for over two decades, demonstrating immense resilience and strength.
The statement further elaborated on the personal moments leading up to her passing, noting, "Suzanne was surrounded by her loving husband Alan, her son Bruce, and her immediate family.” Initially, the family had congregated to mark Somers' 77th birthday on October 16th. Now, they shift their focus to celebrating the remarkable life she led. The family expressed their gratitude to the actress's vast fanbase, acknowledging the love and support they have always shown.
Somers' final moments were spent in her dream home located in Palm Springs, California. Reflecting on her enduring spirit, Hay shared with the outlet, "There were all these plans and she was always working and dreaming... she was very engaged right to the end." He emphasized how Somers had incorporated her family into her business, underscoring her dedication both as a family woman and an entrepreneur.
Throughout her illustrious career, Somers wasn't just limited to acting. She penned several wellness books and introduced a line of organic makeup, skincare, and hair care products, solidifying her legacy as a multifaceted talent.
The entertainment world mourns the loss of Suzanne Somers, see the full story on her passing here via PopCrush.
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