Dawn Lyn, a child actress, best remembered for her part in the hit sitcom My Three Sons, was a child star.
What the general public was unaware of until lately was that Lyn, who had a serious illness, had undergone surgery, was put into a coma, and is now struggling for her life.
In the late 1960s and early 1970s, Dawn Lyn portrayed the youthful, innocent, and kind Dodie Harper Douglas on the popular sitcom My Three Sons. A widower and aeronautical engineer named Steven Douglas (played by Fred MacMurray) raised his three sons with the assistance of his father in the immensely popular television series.
One of the longest-running sitcoms in television history, the beloved sitcom became a household favorite in the United States.
In the final three seasons of the program, Dawn Lyn took center stage.
Dawn continued to act for many years after her time on My Three Sons. However, there is a depressing update regarding this former child star.
The information about Lyn’s current medical issues was first shared by two of her former co-stars. The former child star has been in a coma ever since having brain surgery to remove a tumor, according to both Stanley Livingstone, who portrayed her older brother Richard Douglas, and Tina Cole, who played Katie Miller Douglas.
In a recent pleasant reunion, Livingstone took Dawn to lunch.
He pleaded with followers to remember and love his friend, saying:
“Dawn is among the kindest people I have ever met. At this time, her husband, John, is also in our thoughts and prayers. This is terrible news!
The beloved co-star was the subject of a new update from Stan on October 28th.
He wrote, “She’s fighting meningitis and is still unconscious.” Her heart rate and brain waves are normal. Medical professionals are battling bacterial illness tenaciously. They have optimism.
Tina Cole also expressed her hope for Lyn’s recovery and expressed her intention to pray for both Lyn and her husband. Lyn’s husband, who has been by his wife’s side ever since she went into the coma, has been in contact with Cole, according to Cole, who said she had maintained contact with him.
The person who has clarified that Lyn wanted her medical concerns to stay quiet is Leif Garrett, who is Lyn’s actual brother.
He reportedly said the following to TMZ following the disclosure of the information regarding her coma:
“Dawn, my sister, never wanted anyone to know about the operation. Just remember my sister in your prayers, and respect our family’s privacy. I’m grateful.
He also disclosed that they had lately lost both of their parents as well as a cousin, which was tragic. Garrett asked for everyone’s understanding at this time due to the recent tragedy in the family.
William John Reese, Dawn’s spouse, has been by her side for more than 16 years. The two relocated to Hawaii for a work transfer at Reese’s in 2006. Lyn is said to like watching movies, going for hikes, and riding on the back of her husband’s motorcycle in Hawaii.
Lyn had previously decided to stop pursuing acting opportunities, but she would still accept them if they presented themselves. Wikipedia states that Dawn’s final on-screen acting role was in a Wonder Woman episode from 1978.
The celebrity co-owns Pier 39, a store in San Francisco, California, in addition to acting.
Dawn is receiving prayers. May she recover from this traumatic experience.
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