Sad news.

STL Today is reporting on Friday November 11, former “Guiding Light” actress Lynn Deerfield, who played Holly Norris Bauer from 1970 to 1976, passed away at home from undetermined causes in University City at the age of 61. Lynn attended St. Louis Community College at Florissant Valley for a year before moving to New York City. She attended the Neighborhood Playhouse during the same time as Meryl Streep and Diane Keaton.

There will be a private burial. sends Lynn’s brothers and sister our deepest condolences.

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