Actress Debbie Reynolds Dies, One Day After Passing of Daughter, Carrie Fisher

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Two American icons whose work, I admire and whose career I have followed for decades passed less than 24 hours apart.  Even worse, they were mother and daughter.

On Tuesday morning, actress Carrie Fisher age 60 known to many as Princess Leaia Organa from the original Star Wars Movies passed away.  Fisher had a heart attack a few days earlier while flying from London to Los Angeles and never came out of it.

Twenty-four hours later, Fisher’s 86-year-old grieving mother, Debbie Reynolds collapsed after traveling to her son, Todd Fisher’s home where arrangements to discuss the funeral plans for her daughter’s funeral.  Reports are that her final words were, “I want to be with Carrie.”

The family who must now bury two of their loved ones suspect that Reynolds suffered a stroke.

Variety Magazine

… The vivacious blonde, who had a close but sometimes tempestuous relationship with her daughter, was…

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