Deborah Raffin Loses Battle With Leukemia at Age 59

Publicada Lunes Noviembre 26, 2012 4:30 PM GMT

After a struggle with leukemia, a family member confirmed that Deborah Raffin passed away last Wednesday (November 21).

The 59-year-old actress and audio book publisher battled the disease for about a year, according to her brother William.

Miss Raffin starred in “7th Heaven” for nearly 10 years and was featured in a number of films produced back in the ‘70s including “Once is not Enough.”

More recently, Deborah had appeared on episodes of "The Secret Life of the American Teenager."

Besides her brother, the actress is survived by a daughter, Taylor Rose Viner, and a sister, Judy Holston.

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