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    Ex-As The World Turns Linda Cook Mann Passes Away.

    Monday, April 16 2012

    Linda Cook Mann (ABC)
    Saying goodbye.

    Soap Opera Digest is reporting that on April 12 soap opera veteran actress Linda Cook Mann passed away in New York City surrounded by her husband Patrick and sisters Karin and Shelley.

    Linda first appeared in Daytime in 1956 as "The Edge Of Night's" Laurie Ann Karr Lamont Dallas. She went on to have roles in "Ryan's Hope" (ex-Maureen), "All My Children" (ex-Lucy Voight), "Loving" (ex-Egypt Jones Masters), "Guiding Light" (ex-Brenda Jensen) and "One Life To Live" (ex-Ellen Cochran Foley) before landing on "As The World Turns" from 1981 to 2007 as Ann Reynolds/Lucy Hunter.

    A memorial service will be held on April 28. sends Linda's family and friends our deepest condolences.

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    Posted by grovercleveland at Monday, April 16 2012 10:41 AM

    Linda Cook played Laurie Ann Karr on Edge from 1975-77 and during the show's final week i Dec. 1984.

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