9:41 PM PT — Denise’s household tells TMZ … she handed away in her hospital room Wednesday night round 10:30 PM Colorado time.
We’re advised a number of guests got here by her room on Wednesday to share recollections and say their last goodbyes.
Denise Nickerson, who performed Violet in “Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Manufacturing unit,” resides out the final moments of her life, as a result of her household tells us they’ve simply taken her off life help.
Nickerson, who suffered a stroke final 12 months, was at house Monday and, in accordance with her household, she acquired into her meds at house and took as many as she may. Her household got here to test on her shortly thereafter and rushed her to the ER.
As soon as within the hospital, docs recognized her with pneumonia. On Tuesday, she suffered an enormous seizure and docs put Denise on life help.
Her situation continued to worsen and her household tells TMZ they’ve now taken her off the respirator, which facilitates respiration and eliminated her IVs and stopped giving her medication.
The household says it is now only a matter of time earlier than Denise passes. Her son, Josh, and his spouse are on the hospital with Denise, and have began a GoFundMe to honor Denise’s final needs of being cremated, and her ashes changed into glass art work.
Along with ‘Willy Wonka,’ Denise performed Allison on “The Electrical Firm.” She additionally appeared on “Darkish Shadows” and an episode of “The Brady Bunch.”
Denise left performing behind in 1978 and ultimately acquired a job working in a health care provider’s workplace.
Denise, who’s 62, has one son and daughter-in-law, who’ve been caring for her.
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