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Susan Lucci Remembers David Canary: “I Am So Grateful to Have Known Him”

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The death of former “” actor (ex-Adam/Stuart) has touched many in the daytime world, among them soap superstar (ex-Erica). Canary portrayed one of Lucci’s many husbands on the soap, and she remembered him fondly on Twitter and Instagram, noting, “I am so grateful to have known him.”

Lucci posted her reaction a few hours after finding out about Canary’s passing.

“I just learned the news that the wonderful David Canary has passed away–I saw it posted on ”s site. My deepest and heartfelt sympathy to his wife Mo and his children, Christopher and Katie. Rest in peace, David–you warm and generous, talented and fabulous man, actor and friend! I am so grateful to have known you–and to have had the privilege of sharing the AMC stage with you! I will never forget you.”

Canary died of natural causes on November 16 at The Greens at Cannondale in Wilton, Connecticut.