TV Actress

Debralee Scott’s Death – Cause and Date

The TV actress Debralee Scott died at the age of 52. Here is all you want to know, and more!

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Achieved fame playing Cathy Shumway on Mary Hartman, Mary Hartman.

Her fiancé John Dennis Levi, a police officer, died during the 9/11 terrorist attacks.

How did Debralee Scott die?

The actress seems to have developed a drinking problem after 9/11 as a result of losing her husband.

In 2005 Scott relocated from New York to Florida to live with her sister but was hospitalized shortly after her arrival. She fell into a coma.

On April 5, 2005, three days after her 52nd birthday and being released from the hospital, she took a nap and apparently died in her sleep.

Her fiancé’s mother stated that Scott had a drinking problem that led to her developing cirrhosis, which led to her death. Her sister Jerri commented on her sister’s affliction, explaining that “she never did get over Dennis’ death”.


Scott’s body was cremated, the place of burial is unknown.