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TREVA FRAZEE (FEBRUARY 17, 1923-JULY 30, 2017) (Mrs. Tate, 1980)
GLORIA LeROY (NOVEMBER 7, 1925 -MAY 26, 2018) (Queenie, 1989)
ADRIAN RICARD (AUGUST 7, 1924-DECEMBER 29, 2016) (Lizzie Putnam, 1989)
The memorial list in the new issue of SAG-AFTRA Magazine brought notice to the recent passings of three character actresses who had recurring roles on "Days of Our Lives."
Treva Frazee, an actress whose career spanned from the 1940s to 1980s, passed away at the age of 94 on July 30, 2017. She played Mrs. Tate on "Days of Our Lives" for 8 episodes in 1980. Frazee appeared on such hit shows as "The Honeymooners", "Peter Gunn", "The Ghost and Mrs. Muir", "The Waltons." She retired from acting in 1985.
Gloria LeRoy, a character actress for over 40 years, passed away at the age of 92 on May 26, 2018. LeRoy appeared in 5 episodes of "Days of Our Lives" in 1989 as Queenie, a fortune teller involved in Shane Donovan's amnesia storyline. She appeared in many hit series, including "Gunsmoke", "Alice", "One Day at a Time", "All in the Family", "Three's Company", "Hill Street Blues", "Falcon Crest", "The Golden Girls", "Dr. Quinn, Medicine Woman", "ER", "Married...with Children", "Frasier", "Malcolm in the Middle" and "Desperate Housewives." LeRoy also had recurring roles on "Passions" and "The Young and the Restless." Her last acting appearance was in 2015.

Adrian Ricard, who appeared on "Days of Our Lives" for 9 episodes as Lizzie Putnam, a woman who knew about Marcus Hunter's past, in 1989, passed away at the age of 92 on December 29, 2016. Ricard acted for over 30 years and appeared in such hits as "Sanford and Son", "Good Times", "Lou Grant", "The Jeffersons", "The Facts of Life", "Highway to Heaven", "Knots Landing", "Melrose Place", "7th Heaven", "ER", "NYPD Blue" and "Everybody Loves Raymond." Her final role was as Granny in the 2004 movie "I, Robot."

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