Hallmark star Jack Wagner and Kristina Wagner’s son, Harrison, died unexpectedly at the age of 27. Many of his co-stars attended Harrison’s funeral and shared how the Wagners are doing after their son’s death.
The cast of General Hospital attended Harrison Wagner’s funeral
Many members of the General Hospital cast attended Harrison Wagner’s funeral to show their support for Jack and Kristina Wagner. entertainment tonight reported. The cast have surrounded the couple with love and support following the tragedy.
Jack Wagner starred on General Hospital as Frisco Jones for 400 episodes from 1983 to 2013. Kristina Wagner still stars in the series as Felicia Scorpio and has appeared in more than 600 episodes. according to IMDb. She also guest-starred on an earlier season of Hallmark’s When Calls the Heart. Jack Wagner still has a starring role in the series.
Nancy Lee Grahn, who stars in General Hospital shared with ET Online that she has been in contact with Kristina since Harrison’s death: “She is remarkably strong and a model mother. It was very challenging having a son who has an addiction. This is an illness. They’re both handling it very well, but I admire Kristina a lot and she’s doing very well given the circumstances. Very strong.”
Neither Wagner has returned to work, ET Online reported, but Laura Wright, another “General Hospital” star, said “we’ll be there with open arms” if they do.
Fellow star Cynthia Watros told ET Online, “There’s no way to ease the pain but to just be there when they need us.”
According to Soaps in Depth, Jack and Kristina have two sons: Harrison, 27, and Peter, 32. Jack and Kristina Wagner divorced in 2006 after being married for 12 years. Harrison Wagner had worked as a music producer and DJ in Los Angeles.
Harrison Wagner ‘lost his battle with addiction’
A spokesman for the Los Angeles Coroner’s Office said people that Harrison Wagner’s “cause of death is deferred,” meaning further testing and study was required after the autopsy to determine exactly why he died.
However, the Wagners revealed the cause of their son’s death when they set up a scholarship in his honor. The fund was established on New Lifehouse Recovery website.
On the grant’s home page, the New Lifehouse website noted that Harrison had died from his battle with addiction.
The site shared:
Harrison was a bright, exuberant young man whose smile brightened every room he was in. He left many husbands and family members who loved him dearly. We are heartbroken that he ultimately lost his battle with addiction and we hope that through this grant Harrison’s memory will live on and help other young men to get help for their addictions who otherwise could not afford it.
A friend of the Wagners said people that they wanted to do something to honor their son while making a lasting difference in the lives of other people following the tragedy.
The friend told People, “They want to be able to help other people and do something that makes a difference — and honor their son Harrison.”
According to the New Lifehouse Recovery website, anyone interested can donate to the grant fund using the Square link here.
The donations page states, “This scholarship fund is in memory of Harrison Wagner. He will be missed forever and the time he spent with us will always be cherished. New Life House is a long-term, age-specific recovery home that has been helping young men sober since 1985. With a focus on community and deep internal change, New Life House helps men aged 18-35 get a second chance.”
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