Originally posted 10/26/2013 09:55AM
Marcia Wallace, the voice of The Simpsons
Edna Krabappel and the wise-cracking secretary on The Bob Newhart Show
, died on Friday. She was 70.
Her friend Cathryn Michon says that Wallace died "due to complications from breast cancer of which she was a long and proud survivor and advocate for women and healing," according to Deadline
The Emmy-winning actress, who found fame as Newhart's foil Carol Kester in his 1970s sitcom, was first diagnosed
with breast cancer in 1985.