Partridge Family Star Suzanne Crough AKA Tambourine Tracy Died From Rare Heart Condition…..

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  1. teehee

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    Revealed: Former Partridge Family child star Suzanne Crough died at age 52 of a rare heart condition :boohoo:
    • Nevada coroner revealed Suzanne Crough died in April arrhythmogenic right ventricular dysplasia - a condition that affect 1 in 5,000 people
    • ARVD is a rare form of cardiomyopathy in which heart muscle is replaced by fat or fibrous tissue
    • Crough is best known for her role as the tambourine-playing Tracy Partridge on the sitcom that ran between 1970-1974
    • Crough retired from acting early on and worked as Office Max manager

    Former child actress Suzanne Crough who starred on the Partridge Family died in April of a rare heart condition, in was revealed today.

    Crough, best known for her role as the tambourine-playing Tracy Partridge on the hit 1970s sitcom, succumbed at age 52 to arrhythmogenic right ventricular dysplasia (ARVD) - a condition that affect 1 in 5,000 people.

    According to information from the Cleveland Clinic, ARVD is a rare form of cardiomyopathy in which the heart muscle of the right ventricle is replaced by fat or fibrous tissue. The right ventricle is dilated and contracts poorly. As a result, the ability of the heart to pump blood is weakened.


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    Medical mystery solved: Former actress Suzanne Crough (left), best known for her role as the tambourine-playing Tracy Partridge (right)

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    Child star: Crough, pictured far left in this publicity photo for the Partridge Family, appeared on the hit musical sitcom from 1970 until the end of its run in 1974

    The Clark County, Nevada, coroner revealed the cause of Suzanne Crough's death to the entertainment news website The Wrap Thursday, four month after her sudden passing at her Nevada home.

    The cause of the rare illness is unknown, but in 30-50 per cent of cases it runs in the family.

    Crough is survived by her husband of nearly 30 years, William Condray, their two daughters, Samantha and Alexandra, and one-year-old granddaughter, Evelena.

    She was last seen on TV in 2010 when she reunited with some of her Partridge Family co-stars on the Today show.

    She said then that she had 'a normal job' working as a manager at an Office Max store.

    Crough was just seven when she was picked to join the cast of the sitcom that made stars of David Cassidy, Susan Dey and Danny Bonaduce.

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    Reunited: Crough (far right) was last seen on TV in 2010 when she joined her TV brothers (L to R) David Cassidy, Danny Bonaduce and Brian Forster on the Today Show:boohoo::boohoo::boohoo:
     
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    Rest In Piece You Rockin' Tambourine playing Partridge..:boohoo:
     
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    most of them didnt even try to fake play their instruments.
    geeze a few weeks lessons coulda made it seem legit
     
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    Why do I want to kick everyone of them (except the cute, young piano player) in the balls?
     
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    Rupert Pupkin That Ass is Attached to Daniela Lopez Gold

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    These reunion show are awful. I hate to see the actors old, fat and bald. Let me cherish the images of 1970.
     
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