TV and movie star Robyn Griggs, best known for her roles in Another World and One Life To Live, was diagnosed with stage 4 cervical cancer in 2020.
American soap actress Robyn Griggs has died aged 49.
The TV and movie star, best known for her roles in Another World and One Life To Live, was diagnosed with stage 4 cervical cancer in 2020, although her cause of death has not yet been confirmed.
Her official Facebook page announced the sad news in an emotional statement on Saturday, saying she was “no longer suffering”.
It read: “Hello everyone, It is with a heavy heart that I have to announce the passing of Robyn.
“However, she no longer suffers and would like us to remember that and the fond memories. I will never forget how open she was to tell her story and accept that I helped her tell it.
“She wanted to help people and spread the word of her story to do it. I was honored to do this. RIP my friend, I love you and smile when I think of you.”Read:Confusion as Princesses Beatrice and Eugenie appear to leave Queen’s funeral early
It comes after Robyn told fans last month that she had developed four new tumors during an update on her health concerns.
She said at the time, “I have 4 new tumors. 2 new tumors on my liver, one on the abdominal muscle and a large one on the right lymph node,” Griggs wrote on July 7. So with pain and I go to chemo Monday I am. I’ve told them whatever it takes, I’m going to fight.’
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Fans and friends flocked to the post to pay tribute, with a writing: “Oh Robyn, you were a shining light and we love you dearly. You will be missed my friend! Rest in peace. prayers of peace to all the family .”
While another added: “I will cherish my memories of her forever. Rest in a heavenly piece my friend.”
A third wrote: “This breaks my heart when I first moved to Manheim Township. She became one of my very first friends and has remained a friend through all these years. She will be greatly missed. I’m glad she’s no longer suffering, but I’d rather she be here to live.”