Suzanne Crough Death: Shirley Jones, Her TV Mom On ‘Partridge Family,’ Speaks Out
Shirley told HollywoodLife.com EXCLUSIVELY:
I am so devastated to hear of the sad and sudden loss of Suzanne. I still remember her as my young daughter on The Partridge Family. She was the baby of the show. It’s a rude awakening that we are all mortal. How fleeting life is. My heart goes out to her family and children. Suzanne will always be remembered and I will always treasure my memories of her. Suzanne Crough …my sweet TV baby for 5 years…only 52…never a sick day…two adorable children…a devoted husband…everything to live for…just fell asleep at the dining room table and left us forever. Dear God take care of my baby.
Suzanne Crough: Fans Deeply Saddened ‘Partridge Family’ Star’s Death
Shirley and Suzanne had a very close relationship on and off screen, as Suzanne played Shirley’s TV daughter, Tracy Partridge, for four seasons from 1970-1974. It’s clear that they developed a special bond, and we can just imagine how heartbreaking the news of Suzanne’s death was to Shirley.
Suzanne Crough Dead At 52: Family Member Confirms
Suzanne appeared at a Partridge Family reunion on the TODAY show in 2010, and revealed that she had left her acting days behind and became a manager at Office Max in Arizona. Though she left acting behind, she clearly stayed on good terms with her TV family.
Suzanne was happily married and had two kids. Sadly, she’s missing out on one of her daughter’s weddings which is supposed to occur this summer, according to TMZ.
Our thoughts continue to be with Suzanne and her loved ones — including Shirley — during this difficult time.
— Julianne Ishler, Reporting by Sandra Clark & Evan RealClick to Subscribe to Get Our Free HollywoodLife Daily Newsletter to get the hottest celeb news.