Tuesday, August 18, 2015

Kitty McGeever Dead: ‘Emmerdale' Boss Praises Soapstar's 'Final Act Of Kindness'

Huffington Post UK | Rachel McGrath

‘Emmerdale’ producer Kate Oates has spoken out following the sad news that actress Kitty McGeever has died.

Kitty starred as Lizzie Lakely until 2013, when ill health forced her to leave the show, and the star was the UK’s first ever blind soap actor.

Producer Kate has now revealed that Kitty was waiting for a kidney transplant when she died, and she also adds that the kind-hearted star could end up saving lives, thanks to her decision to donate her liver and corneas, in a final act of generosity.

"What she did do was donate her liver and also her corneas, so Kitty’s family and Kitty have hopefully given the gift of life to someone else through this tragedy, which I think is just a wonderful thing," Kate explains, in an ITV tribute video. Continue reading

 

 

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