We are saddened to report the death of It’s a Wonderful Life actress Virginia Patton Moss. She was 97 at the time of her passing. Taking to social media, Grimes wrote that they have another angel. Adding further, Grimes said that the actress played Harry Bailey’s wife in the aforementioned film and that she is now with her beloved cruse. Fans and well-wishers have been coming forward and have been heartfelt tributes to her on their respective social media. Everyone seems to be saddened by her demise and is expressing the same on the internet too.
In “It’s a Wonderful Life,” directed by Frank Capra, which is regarded as one of the best movies ever produced and was nominated for five Academy Awards, Moss is best remembered for playing Ruth Dakin Bailey. It is ranked as the eleventh greatest American film of all time by the American Film Institute. A few years later, Moss announced her retirement from acting; “The Lucky Stuff” in 1949 was her last film role.
How Did Virginia Patton Moss Die?
According to her IMDB biography, Moss made a career change and was appointed president of The Patton Corp., an investing and real estate holdings company in Ann Arbor, Michigan. The actress also served on the boards of directors for Washtenaw County Community Mental Health Service and Cleary University. She was George S. Patton’s (World War II) niece. From 1949 until his passing in 2018, Cruse W. Moss and Moss were married and had three children.
According to Variety, she thought back in 2012 about her choice to quit Hollywood and concentrate on raising her family. Moss affirmed, “I couldn’t imagine me doing that for my life.” “I sought after who I am. Ann Arbor, Michigan, has a great spouse, great kids, and a good member of the neighborhood. I give my everything to the neighborhood.” Talking about her personal life, as mentioned, Patton tied the knot with Cruse W. Moss in 1949. The couple was married until the latter’s death in 2018.
It was in the late 1940s when Virginia gave up acting and decided to focus on raising a family with her husband. Reports confirm that Virginia Patton took her last breath on August 18, 2022, and she was 97 at the time of her demise. Let us add that she was the last surviving adult cast member of It’s a Wonderful Life. People are saddened to learn about her demise and are extending their deepest sympathies to her disheartened family. Follow us for more updates!