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Who was Maggie Peterson ?

ANDY Griffith star Maggie Peterson has died at the age of 81.

Her family confirmed the death of the late actress on social media.

Maggie Peterson, star of The Andy Griffith Show, dies at 81

Her death was preceded by that of her husband Gus Mancuso.

On Monday, Maggie’s Facebook and GoFundMe pages featured statements about her passing written by her niece Amy Royer and her nephew Ben Eaton.

Statement

The statements revealed that she “passed away peacefully in her sleep with her family present to her” on Sunday.

She said: “Maggie’s health took a turn for the worse after the death of her husband Gus [Mancuso, revered Las Vegas musician] and we are relieved we were able to move her home to be near her family for the past few days. her.

“We will be planning a private service for Maggie in the next few weeks.”

Maggie started out as a television actress.

She appeared as Charlene Darling on The Andy Griffith Show.

She starred in several episodes from 1963 to 1966.

She appeared on the show again in 1968, but played a different character.

Maggie’s character, Charlene, remained beloved by fans, even after she stopped playing her.

She reprized the role for her in 1986, appearing in the movie Return to Mayberry.

The film featured many characters from the Andy Griffith Show.

Career

Maggie’s career spanned much more than The Andy Griffith Show.

She also played Susie the waitress on The Bill Dana Show in 1964.

The star also appeared in Green Acres and The Odd Couple.

She retired from acting in the 1980s and began working in location management.

Maggie worked for the Nevada Film Commission and served as a location manager on several major films including Casino, Mars Attacks! and Pay It Forward.

She lived in Las Vegas where she married Gus.

The couple lived there for more than 50 years.

GoFundMe

In 2020, a GoFundMe was established to help her pay for medical bills that have piled up over time.

It also included information about Gus’s battle with Alzheimer’s, as well as his death in December 2021, which made the situation more dire.

Her last update on her crowdfunding page read: “Maggie wanted this community to know how much you meant to her over the last three years.

“Despite being in Las Vegas and away from her family, her love and devotion kept her from feeling alone.

“She made a lot of mentions to us about how she couldn’t believe how generous you all were.”

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