A household supply mentioned the artist and actress handed away peacefully on Sunday at her dwelling in Pasadena, Calif., following a short battle with most cancers. She was surrounded by her shut family and friends. She was 72.
“She was an amazing spouse, mom and he or she was a terrific pal to all who knew her. The world goes to overlook her,” the supply mentioned. “Throughout her time with most cancers, she all the time obtained letters from followers and everybody who watched ‘M*A*S*H,’ and he or she was all the time so shocked by all of the love she obtained from those that cherished Nurse Kellye.
“We had been all the time amazed as a result of individuals would be capable to recall particular scenes and moments from the present and that proved that she was cherished and he or she can be sorely missed,” the supply added.
Nakahara was on the hit comedy from 1973 to 1983. She additionally appeared within the 1985 movie “Clue” and the 1991 film “Shattered,” in response to her IMDb web page.
Per TMZ, the Oahu-native moved to San Francisco as a younger grownup to pursue a profession in artwork.
The skilled artist married David Wallett in 1968 and the couple had two youngsters collectively, the outlet reported. Nakahara additionally had two grandchildren.