​Suzanne Crough Condray Dies: Partridge Family Co-Star Dies After Serious Medical Episode

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Apr, 30, 2015 | 6:24 PM

Suzanne Crough Condray dies suddenly at age 52 inside her Nevada home. Her tearful husband said Tuesday that he met the Partridge Family child star decades ago, starting as friends before dating, according to The Inquisitr. The couple had plans to mark their anniversary this summer.

“My wife and I were going to celebrate 30 years of marriage in July,” he stated.

Clark County Coroner John Fudenberg confirmed that an autopsy was scheduled Wednesday, but that a finding of the cause and manner of her death would remain pending the results of forensic laboratory testing.

Suzanne Crough Condray played the youngest Partridge daughter from 1970 to 1974. The show revolved around a widowed mother and her five children who formed a band. The series starred Shirley Jones, with her real-life stepson David Cassidy as the resident heartthrob.

As Tracy, she played the tambourine as a member of the TV family’s band. She was often the warm backdrop that set up the zingers flung out by her on-screen brother Danny, played by Danny Bonaduce, according to The Washington Post.

After her role on the show, she appeared in several TV shows including “Mulligan’s Stew.” Her last on-screen role was in the 1980 film “Children of Divorce.”

When she appeared on NBC’s “Today Show” alongside several of her costars in 2010, she revealed she had left the limelight for good and was working as a manager at an Office Max in Arizona.

In 1993, she proved some child stars could leave the lure of Hollywood and go on to live a normal life.

“There is life after acting.”

But that wasn’t to say Suzanne Crough Condray didn’t miss acting from time to time.

“When I saw ‘A League of Their Own,’ I said, ‘I could’ve been in that picture.’ It would’ve been fun.”

“She was madly in love with her granddaughter,” she said of their 1-year-old granddaughter, Evelena.

The Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department sent that officers to the home shortly after 8 p.m. Monday on a report of a deceased individual. Due to what they perceived to be suspicious circumstances, the responding officers summoned homicide detectives. Following their investigation, however, the detectives determined that her death was not suspicious in nature but, rather, may have been due to a medical episode.

Suzanne Crough Condray’s exact cause and manner of death will be determined by the Clark County coroner, notes Atlanta Journal Constitution. She leaves behind her husband, their two daughters- Samantha and Alexandra- and a granddaughter.

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