"Father Knows Best" star Jane Wyatt died on Friday, October 20, 2006 in her sleep of natural causes.
Experiencing health problems since suffering a stroke at 85, veteran actress Jane Wyatt has passed away on Friday, October 20, 2006 in her home at Bel-Air at the age of 96.
Delivering the sad news, Wyatt's publicist Meg McDonald said that the lovely, serene thespian died in her sleep of natural causes. She is survived by the sons from her marriage with Edgar Ward since 1935 named Christopher and Michael Ward, three grandchildren, and five great grandchildren.
Born in on August 12, 1910 in Campgaw, New Jersey to a wealthy family, Wyatt was best known for her role as Margaret Anderson on CBS' comedy series "Father Knows Best" that had given her three Emmy Awards. Her big screen credits include "One More River", "We're Only Human", and "The Luckiest Girl in the World."