She was certainly one of a kind and no one is ever going to forget her. General Hospital alum Steve Burton, who once played Jason Morgan on the hit ABC soap, paid tribute to actress Sonya Eddy, who passed away at the age of 55 last week. Here’s what you need to know.
General Hospital Alum Steve Burton Pays Tribute To Sonya Eddy
Sharing an old on-set photo of the two of them together, Steve captioned it with, “At a loss for words. Devastated. @sonyaeddy is one of the greatest. We worked together for a long time and we had so much fun. I cherished our on screen relationship but our off screen relationship much more. Kindred spirits. There was not a time we did not laugh. Sonya always made me laugh and she would never let me pass without a big hug..Sonya, (I hate using was) is an incredible LIGHT. She touched so many with her talent and just who she is. She will be missed. Prayers and love to her family. Fly to the Angels, Sonya. I know the Good Lord has you. Love you.”
Many of his fans commented with, “Omg.. you two had a good relationship on the show. I was looking forward to seeing her character become a doctor. Rest in God’s peace and thank you for all the great on screen moments,” along with, “The chemistry you all had was so great. It wasn’t forced or hammy. It was just right. I miss her already.”
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Sonya passed away as a result of complications after a non-emergency procedure. On December 9th, she underwent a planned surgery and was discharged two days later. However, she fell ill again on December 15 and went back to the hospital. The infection she had gotten turned out to be uncontrollable, it was later found. After being put on life support, she passed away that evening.
As most followers are likely aware, Sonya started her lengthy tenure on the ABC serial drama in 2006. Additionally, she had appearances in a number of TV episodes and movies, including “Seinfeld,” “Patch Adams,” “Reba,” “Monk,” “Joan of Arcadia,” “CSI,” “Glee,” “Castle,” and “Fresh Off The Boat.”
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