Royana Black Death | Obituary – Former Broadway actress, Royana Black age 47 sadly passed away on July 14 in Los Angeles after a battle with acute myeloid leukemia.
When she was 10, Black joined the cast of Neil Simon’s Brighton Beach Memoirs in 1983 to portray Laurie, the younger cousin of Eugene (Matthew Broderick) and daughter of Blanche (Joyce Van Patten) who has heart problems.
In 1988, she starred as the daughter of a single dad (James Naughton) on Raising Miranda, but the CBS sitcom aired just nine episodes before it was canceled.
Born on March 1, 1973, in Poughkeepsie, New York, Black graduated from Yale in 1994 with a bachelor’s degree in Victorian literature.
We are never ready to say goodbye forever even though we know it is a part of life. This day our hearts are heavy for losing someone so special, but as we mourn your death, we also celebrate your life. Rest in peace.
It always seems like we have all the time in the world, only to realize how fleeting it really is. We wish we had more time to do and say the things we saved for later which along with you is gone forever. We promise to keep you alive in Our memories.
Even in death, you are still loved and forever will be. You have touched the hearts of so many who owe you a lifetime of gratitude. We are not saying goodbye forever but goodbye for now. We pray you find peace and rest wherever you are.
We express our sympathy and deepest condolences to Royana Black’s family today and in the days, weeks, months, and years that are to come as they cope with her passing. May her soul rest in peace.
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