‘Touched By An Angel’ Star John Dye Dead At 47

Touched By An Angel Cast

John Dye, one of the stars of the past hit CBS series Touched By An Angel passed away this week at his home in San Francisco, he was just 47 years old.

The death of Dye took to the web on Thursday after Dye’s co-star Valerie Bertinelli tweeted the following message:

‚ÄúDear, sweet John Dye, rest in peace.”

Dye was not only a helping hand on the show, but also in real life where he was a big supporter of the Make a Wish Foundation and various AIDS research organizations.

While an official cause of death has yet to be determined, family members say Dye passed away due to heart failure.

Aside from his role on Touched By An Angel, Dye also has TV credits in Murder, She Wrote and Young And the Restless among other guest spots.

Our condolences go out to Dye’s family, friends and the various organizations he tirelessly worked to better.