R.I.P. Mr. John Ingle

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R.I.P John Ingle

Our beloved John Ingle/Edward Quartermaine has passed away at the age of 84. We miss him already! We missed him this year at the GHFCW Main Cast Event.  John had been our Master of Ceremony for years. This year due to health reasons he was not able to make the event for the first time ever.  Bradford Anderson graciously stepped in at the last minute for him.  John was such a single soul! Please keep John and his wonderful family in your thoughts and prayers.

 

Facebook post by John’s family

“Father, Husband, Grandan, Great Grandan, Brother, Uncle, Friend, Teacher, Inspirer,Mentor: May You Soar with the Angels. You will forever hold a special place in the deepest corners of our hearts. You were joy, light and love. Goodness at its very best. For the rest of our days, we will all do our best to continue to make you proud. Rest in peace and continue to spread your generous spirit in the heavens above. Thank you from the bottom of our hearts.”

 Ingle most recently appeared on the ABC soap just last week, reprising his role as patriarch Edward Quartermaine, a character he had played since 1993. His career spanned more than three decades and included prolific appearances on other television soap operas such as “Melrose Place,” “Beverly Hills, 90210” and “Days of our Lives.”

In 1954, Ingle married Grace-Lynn Martin, and the two remained married 58 years, until her death February 11, 2012. The couple have five children together.

Executive Producer Frank Valentini made the announcement this morning on his twitter.

Frank Valentini @ valentinifrank – With great sadness, I share the news of John Ingle’s passing. We love him and will miss him. John will always be a part of the #GH family.

The daytime community has been sharing memories of this wonderful man all day.  Here are a few and it continues…..

 Maurice Benard ‏@MauriceBenardMB
John Ingle was a class act, a professional and the sweetest man you’ll ever meet.

Steve Burton ‏@1SteveBurton (Jason, GH)
A great husband. A great father. A great friend. A great actor. A great man. We love you John.

Jonathan Jackson ‏@JonathanJackson (ex-Lucky, GH)
Our hearts and prayers are with the Ingle family. John was so loved and will be missed by so many. His gratitude for life was inspiring.

Lindsey Morgan ‏@linzzmorgan
RIP John Ingle. never had the pleasure of knowing him but his work speaks for itself. A class act GH will be missing.

Tyler Christopher ‏@Tyler2929 (ex-Nikolas, GH)
John Ingle should be remembered as a man, husband, father and friend we should all strive to be as his kindness was unmatched by any other human being i have ever encountered. #ghlegend

Kimberly McCullough@whitewatercrew One of the best men I had the pleasure to know. #RIPJohnIngle Interview with @whitewatercrew http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ctR3F2uOloE&feature=plcp #GH

Nathin Butler ‏@nathinbutler 
#GHLegend #JohnIngle May you rest in peace brother

Tristan Rogers ‏@tristanrogers (ex-Robert, GH)
So sorry to hear of the passing of John Ingle. Always a gracious gentleman.

Laura Wright ‏@lldubs
Mr John Ingle you will be missed– we were all blessed to know him–and work with such an amazing man

Scott Reeves ‏@reevesforrealJohn, I love you friend. My prayers are with your family. It was an honor to know and work with you. Heaven’s gain.

Jason Thompson ‏@MyJasonThompson
I will say it again today more profound than before..John Ingle is a legend. Love this man. RIP my friend.

Erik Valdez ‏@erikvaldez
RIP John Ingle. The #GH family and indeed the entire entertainment world has lost a wonderful, talented, human being.

Chad Duell ‏@duelly87 (Michael, GH)
RIP John Ingle. You were so amazingly sweet and big hearted. The world lost a great man, but heaven gained one.

John J York ‏@JohnJYork (Mac, GH)
John Ingle my dear friend, so full of love kindness generosity & humor I will miss u dearly love and deep condolences 2 his beautiful family

Bradford Anderson ‏@BfordAnderson (Spinelli, GH)
Mr. Ingle, I have such admiration for the way you lived your life. You will be missed sir.

Kelly Sullivan ‏@KellySullivanNY (Kate/Connie, GH)
I had the privilege of talking with John Ingle a few weeks ago when he was on set. He was a kind man. I’m humbled to have known him.

Lisa Locicero ‏@lisalocicerogh (Olivia, GH)
A better mix of artist, humanitarian, and friend has never existed. One complement from him I’ll keep forever. #JohnIngle Miss you already

Debbie Morris@OfficialGHFC
RIP John Ingle – you will always be special in our hearts. Love, peace & God’s grace to your family in this time of sadness

Nancy Lee Grahn ‏@NancyLeeGrahn (Alexis, GH)
I’m holding the most beautiful thoughts of a magnificent man in my heart today. I know for a fact that John Ingle loved his fans. Send him a thought full of love when you think of him and think of him often. xo

Sebastian Roché ‏@sebroche (Jerry, GH)
RIP John Ingle, the sweetest of men and a true gentleman, take care sir, you will be missed.

Scott Clifton ‏@CliftonsNotes (ex-Dylan, GH)
Oh wow. RIP John Ingle. I wish I had stayed in touch. Never had a granddad, but he was the next closest thing, for me. I’ll miss him deeply.

Jen Lilley ‏@jen_lilley (ex-Maxie, GH)
Oh my goodness. John Ingle died 🙁 #RIPJohnIngle! What a blessing to have him on GH one last time.

Billy Warlock ‏@BillyWarlock (ex-A.J., GH; ex-Frankie, DAYS)
It’s true.Today is the saddest day of my life. My friend and mentor John Ingle passed away last night. I’ll miss him more than words can say

Andrea Bogart ‏@AndreaBOGART (ex-Abby, GH)
My time working with John was not as long as many but nothing short of Delightfully Significant. He made me smile…

Jason Cook ‏@ThisisJasonCook (ex-Shawn, DAYS; ex-Matt, GH)
ill miss you Mr. Ingle

Sean Kanan ‏@seankanan (ex-A.J., GH; Deacon, B&B)
John Ingle has passed away. He was a kind man who taught me a great deal about what it means to be an actor and a man. Rest well my friend.

Adrianna Léon ‏@adriannaleon (ex-Brook Lynn, GH)
My heart is broken by the loss of a great man, an inspiring talent, a wonderful mentor and a classy spirit that is so rare in this world. Rest peacefully John Ingle… You were adored and will be greatly missed….

Vanessa Marcil ‏@VanessaMarcilG (ex-Brenda, GH)
So sad today ‘Gmar Chatima Tova’. I love you John ingle.

Chad Brannon ‏@chadbrannon (ex-Zander, GH)
Saddened, he was great to me. RT @MicheleValJean: We lost a wonderful kind gentle man. RIP
#JohnIngle. You’ll be missed.

Michael Saucedo @MichaelSaucedo (ex-Juan, GH)
Your door was always open … you led with a smile and a kind word … I can still feel your hand on my shoulder … my heart is heavy with your passing but joyful knowing that you are back in the arms of your love – Thank you John Ingle for all you were and all you gave. God Bless your family.

Antonio Sabato, Jr ‏@antoniosabatojr (ex-Jagger, GH)
Rip John ingle you wear truly a class act a fun loving person u will be missed , thank you my friend

Farah Fath ‏@FarahfromKY (ex-Mimi, DAYS; ex-Gigi, OLTL)
John Ingle was amongst the greatest people I’ve ever known. He lit up a room & had an aura that was magnetic. My thoughts are w/his family.

Martha Madison ‏@Marth27 (ex-Belle, DAYS; ex-Elizabeth, GH)
So glad I had a chance to cross paths with #JohnIngle. Such a sweet man with a lovely disposition. You will be missed by so many! #RIP

Martha Byrne ‏@MarthaByrne10 (ex-Andrea, GH)
RIP John Ingle….It was a pleasure knowing you and working with you.

Ricky Paull Goldin ‏@rickygoldin (ex-Jake, AMC)
We have lost a wonderful gentleman. Very sad about John Ingle.

 

 

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