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High Road, Balamory actress Mary Riggans dies, aged 78

4 December 2013 9:15 AM, PST | Digital Spy | See recent Digital Spy - TV news news »

Mary Riggans has died at the age of 78.

The actress was best known for playing Effie Macinnes in Stv's High Road and Suzie Sweet in CBeebies show Balamory.

Riggans died peacefully on Monday (December 2), holding her daughter's hand, a family statement read. She had suffered a stroke in 2012.

BBC Scotland executive and Balamory producer Yvonne Jennings told BBC News: "Like Suzie, Mary was a kind and giving woman who took on the role of nurturing young talent.

"She was an extremely professional actress with impeccable comedy timing. She'll be sadly missed by many."

Riggans also played Isa's best friend Sadie in Still Game between 2002 and 2007. »

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