John Dye Died of Heart Failure at 47

January 14, 2011 07:23:28 GMT

The 'Touched by an Angel' star was found dead in his San Francisco home on Monday, January 10.

John Dye Died of Heart Failure at 47
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Beloved U.S. TV star John Dye has died at the age of 47. The actor, best known for playing angel Andrew in the drama "Touched by an Angel", passed away at his San Francisco, California home on Monday, January 10 after suffering heart failure.

Dye racked up a number of TV credits during his career with appearances on shows including "Murder, She Wrote", "Promised Land" and "The Young and the Restless". His "Touched by an Angel" co-star Valerie Bertinelli has since taken to her Twitter.com page to pay tribute to Dye, writing, "Dear, sweet John Dye, rest in peace."

The cause of death has not been determined, medical examiner's investigator Charles Cecil said, but relatives said Dye suffered apparent heart failure. A spokeswoman for E.E. Pickle Funeral Home in Amory said funeral arrangements were incomplete.


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posted by Javier F. Suazo on Jan 16, 2011
John Dye used to come into the bar I work at in San Francisco. I was a fan of his before he ever came into my bar. He was always quiet and very polite. Also a generous tipper. Rest in peace John. You will be missed.
posted by Caroline Harboe on Jan 15, 2011
Helo, everybody!!! How are u all? I have heard about his death yesterday on the internet and did stay shocked about the news. Oh My God he was too young to go and thinking about the heart attack i can't quiet understand he seemed so healthy. I'll miss him he was one of the few actors that i appreciated seeing on and off screen. He was a true gentleman. My thoughts go to his family and friends and my daily pray goes to him. Hugs and kisses, C@rollyn.

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