A friend, a confidante, a shoulder to cry on. Someone who brought a welcome dose of levity when things got heavy. Mary O'Connor
was many things to Kendra Wilkinson
. Now, the former star of The Girls Next Door
has written down her fond memories of Playboy founder Hugh Hefner
's longtime secretary - who died last weekend - in a heartfelt post on her website. "I'm devastated to hear about the passing of Mary O'Connor
," she writes. "She was almost like a therapist because we could talk to her about anything. When I lived at the mansion I was very close with her.