Actress Robyn GriggsAt the age 49, he died.

The soap star’s death was announced by a friend in a statement posted to Griggs’ Facebook page.

Robyn died on Aug. 13, a statement that read “With heavy hearts, I’m saddened” “But, she isn’t suffering any longer and wants us to keep the good memories and that part of her life.”

She said, “I’ll never forget her openness to sharing her story and her willingness to let me help her.” She wanted people to hear her story and she did it to spread the word. “It was an honour to do this.”

It concluded, “RIP, friend. I still love you.

Days prior to her death, Griggs’ dad shared via her Facebook page that his daughter was going to be placed in hospice care, adding, “She has fought with determination, strength, and grace that is nothing short of inspirational.”