Marcia Wallace Poster

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Diagnosed with breast cancer 1985. Also caregiver to her husband, Denny, who had pancreatic cancer.

Her husband was a hotelier.

She & her husband adopted a son, Michael Hawley (born in 1988).

While not listed in the main cast in The Simpsons (1989) her role as Edna Krabappel is listed as a "special guest appearance," a designation usually reserved for celebrity guest stars.

She was a Girl Guides Brownie, as a child.

Member of Delta Zeta sorority, Delta Nu chapter.

Close friends with Brett Somers.

Friend of Cathryn Michon.

Was a lifelong staunch liberal Democrat.

As a tribute to her, an episode of The Simpsons (1989) made since her death showed a scene in which Bart Simpson is standing at the blackboard having just written "We'll really miss you Mrs K", a reference to her character Mrs Krabappel.

Upon her death, she was cremated and her ashes were scattered at sea in the Pacific Ocean.