73-year-old actress Morgan Fairchild revealed the devastating passing of her companion of 36 years with a five-word message

73-year-old actress Morgan Fairchild revealed the devastating passing of her companion of 36 years with a five-word message

The renowned and beloved Morgan Fairchild, celebrated for her role in General Hospital, has shared a deeply distressing revelation—the passing of her longtime companion, Mark Seiler.

Continuing to read will provide more insight into this heart-wrenching event.

Mark Seiler, Morgan Fairchild’s partner of 36 years, has tragically left this world. The esteemed actress, known for her remarkable role in General Hospital, turned to social media to express her heartache with her followers. She disclosed that Seiler had been battling Parkinson’s disease for some time, but ultimately succumbed to complications arising from long COVID.

“It seems to be Long Covid that took his life after his 3rd infection,” she wrote on Twitter. In the wake of her loss, she imparted a poignant lesson to others in just five words: “Hold your loved ones close.”

In addition to Twitter, the 73-year-old actress paid tribute to her late partner on Instagram. Sharing an old photograph of the couple, she captioned it with heartfelt words: “He was a warm, brilliant & very funny man, and I am devastated,” she wrote, dressed elegantly in the picture. “Hold your loved ones close and please consider wearing a mask. #BeKind I am Sending Love To You All.” The caption ended with heart and flower emojis, reflecting the depth of her emotions.

Among the many who expressed their condolences to Morgan Fairchild were fellow actors, including Mark Hamill. He sent her a heartfelt tweet, conveying, “So sorry for your loss, Morgan. Sending my love & deepest condolences your way.” In response, the Days of Our Lives alum expressed her gratitude, replying, “Thanks so much, Mark! Much appreciated!”

American journalist Deborah Roberts also offered her sympathy, writing, “So sorry for your loss. What joy he seemed to speak! May the memories sustain you.”

Mark Seiler’s battle with Parkinson’s disease began in 2016. The couple had been in a loving relationship since 1980. By June 2020, she revealed that Seiler was receiving care at a nursing home while she remained alone in their home. “They’re taking very good care of him there,” she reassured at the time.

Although they had been engaged for an extended period, Morgan Fairchild did not hint at any plans for marriage. She emphasized their deep commitment to each other, remarking, “It’s definitely a long-term commitment, and we’ve been together for a long time … so we may just leave it the way it is right now. We’re both getting older.”