Helmut Huber, the former TV producer and longtime husband of TV icon Susan Lucci has passed away. Helmut had been by Susan’s side for 52 years.
Helmut was 84 at the time of his passing. The couple were joyously together for more than half a century. Their partnership came to an end on Monday, March 28th.
According to a family spokesperson, Helmut died peacefully in Long Island, New York. “A family man, he was a loyal friend, and loved them deeply,” the official statement reads. “With a roaring sense of humor, larger-than-life personality, and a practical problem-solver, he lived his life to the fullest.”
According to Hollywood Life, Susan Lucci’s publicist, Jessica Sciacchitano, also issued a statement on behalf of her client. The statement said, “Helmut’s passing is a tremendous loss for all who knew and loved him. He was an extraordinary husband, father, grandfather, and friend.” The statement urged that the family kindly asks for privacy during this incredibly difficult time.
Although no cause of death has been revealed, the family requested that fans could honor Helmut by making contributions to the American Heart Association in support of stroke awareness and research. Helmut leaves behind Susan, his brother and his two sons, two daughters. He also has eight grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. RIP Helmut Huber.