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Virginia Patton Moss, a starlet of the 1940s who played a small but memorable part in Frank Capra’s christmas classic “It’s a Wonderful Life,” has passed away.
Moss, who was 97 years old, passed away on Thursday, August 18, from natural causes, according to an obituary posted on the Mathews Funeral Home website.
She was born in Cleveland, Ohio and raised in Portland, Oregon.
Patton, who played Jimmy Stewart’s sister-in-law Ruth Dakin Bailey in the 1946 film, was remembered by Karolyn Grimes, a former child actor.
“We have another angel! Virginia Patton Moss. She was 97 years old,” Grimes wrote on Facebook. She will be missed!”
As well as appearing in It’s A Wonderful Life, the actress also starred in The Burning Cross in 1947 and Black Eagle in 1948.
Patton’s final credit came in 1949’s The Lucky Stiff. She was married that same year and began a career in business, going on to have three children.