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|Jason47||Mar 30 2013, 04:57 PM|
Elizabeth Alley, who appeared on "Days of Our Lives" in several roles over the last decade, has died. She was 58. Alley played Dr. Aubrey, Mimi Lockhart's doctor, for 7 episodes in 2005. She also appeared on "Days" as a Martha Stewart look-alike in 2004 and as Cydney Nelson in 2007.
Beloved daughter of Pauline Alley Gschwind and the late Guy Alley. Loving step-daughter of the late Charles Gschwind. Cherished sister of the late Wm. Bruce Alley, Leland Alley, and Audrey Alley Stultz. She is also survived by countless family and friends. Passed away Friday, February 8, 2013 at the age of 58. Visitation will be held Saturday, February 16, 2013 from 12:00 p.m. until time of service 2:00 p.m. at the Norman Chapel at Spring Grove Cemetery. Interment Spring Grove Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be given to The Arts Wave at theartswave.org or Women Helping Women at womenhelpingwomen.org. Sympathy may be expressed at www.springgrove.org. Gwen Mooney Funeral Home is assisting the family with arrangements. (Obituary courtesy of Cincinnati Enquirer)
Richard Johnston Porter II, known to those who loved him simply as "Rick," has passed away at age 58. He was reminiscing at his homestead in Cypress, Texas when he was rushed to Saint Luke's hospital at Vintage Park in Houston. He died at 7:15 pm on February 25th, 2013 from congestive heart failure. Porter played Hank Tobin, Anjelica's handyman and Adrienne's friend, on "Days of Our Lives" from 1989-1990.
Richard was born in Houston on August 31st, 1954 to Evelyn Fay Porter and Richard Johnston Porter. He had an older sister, Rosalind Marie Porter, and he had two wives during his life, Deborah and Felicia. He graduated with a BA in Drama and Acting from UT Austin and an MA in Screenwriting and Directing from Columbia. Rick played "Larry Ewing" on Another World soap opera for 10 years in New York City. He was also featured in numerous Broadway plays and television shows. He eventually gave up acting to pursue marketing and worked as a creative entrepreneur throughout many of his later years. Near the end of his life he acted as a consultant in senior care and alternative energy industries. Rick resided in Houston, Austin, New York, Los Angeles, and Scottsdale. He was a very friendly and outgoing man who had a lot of friends and built communities everywhere he went. Rick had an amazing sense of humor and boundless energy. Despite his many hardships, Rick was a man who thoroughly enjoyed living life to the fullest. Rick is survived by his only daughter, Allison Linsey Porter, and his older sister, Rosalind Marie Porter. He is predeceased by both his parents, Richard Johnston Porter and Evelyn Fay Porter. His memorial service was held on Sunday March 3rd, 2013 at his home in Cypress. It was attended by many close friends and family who loved Rick and wished to celebrate his life. (Obituary courtesy of legacy.com)
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