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‘One Life to Live’ Actress Dies

Cleaning soap star Marnie Schulenburg has died amid a battle with breast most cancers. She was 37.

After Schulenburg’s rep confirmed the information to Variety on Wednesday, Could 18, the One Life to Reside alum’s husband, Zack Robidas, spoke out by way of Fb.

“Please don’t say Marnie misplaced her battle to most cancers. It’s merely not true. I watched her kick most cancers’s ass on a regular basis since prognosis,” the actor wrote. “She is unbelievable. We selected to assault her prognosis with blind optimism. We solely talked concerning the future and continued transferring ahead. I don’t know if this was proper nevertheless it’s all we knew the best way to do.”

Schulenburg and Robidas shared daughter Coda, 2. The twosome wed in 2013. The previous Because the World Turns star was identified with most cancers in Could 2020, 5 months after she grew to become a mom. Days earlier than she died on Tuesday, Could 17, Schulenburg, whose thirty eighth birthday is Could 21, penned an emotional put up about motherhood.

“It wasn’t a assure that I used to be going to be residence this Mom’s Day. I obtained launched late Friday evening however needed to be despatched residence with an oxygen machine. It’s not my preferrred to be a 38 yr outdated Mother who wants an oxygen tank to outlive proper now,” she wrote on Could 8 by way of Instagram. “I need to be sturdy and exquisite for her. I need to present her the best way to transfer all through this world with compassion, energy, vivacity, humor and pleasure like my Mom confirmed me.”


Zack Robidas and Marnie Schulenburg
Courtesy of Marnie Schulenburg/Instagram

Schulenburg inspired her followers to recollect to soak “up the imperfections.”

“I do know that me being right here for her is one of the best present I may give her however proper now it seems like settling since she’s getting a half-life model of myself,” she wrote. “My mom confirmed up 100% all day on a regular basis for me rising up or at the least it appeared that manner. I need to give Coda the identical however I have to be sort to myself and do not forget that nothing is everlasting. On Could 8, 2020 I discovered I had Breast Most cancers and really thought my life was over. Two years later I’m nonetheless right here and my probabilities of sticking round her higher every month that goes by.”

Schulenburg starred on greater than 300 episodes of Because the World Turns from 2006 to 2010. She additionally performed Jo Sullivan on One Life to Reside in 2013 and made appearances on Military Wives, Royal Pains and Elementary.

She is survived by Robidas and Coda.

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