Callaway died a few weeks ago on August 24 of congestive heart failure and pneumonia at City of Hope Helford Clinical Research Hospital in Duarte, California. She had undergone a stem cell transplant in 2010 in a battle with non-Hodgkin lymphoma.
Claire was also know for her role as Rose Polniaczek, the divorced mother of Nancy McKeon’s character, on The Facts Of Life. Malis was on OLTL as Dorian from February 1977 to April 1979.
Survivors include her husband Thomas Callaway, their son Catlin, and her brother Lee. On-Air On-Soaps remembers Claire’s wonderful portrayal of Dorian, and sends our thoughts and prayers to her family.