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Former One Life to Live Star Nathaniel Marston Has Passed Away

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In the most heartbreaking report we have written at On-Air On-Soaps, former One Life to Live star Nathaniel Marston died late Wednesday afternoon after valiantly trying to survive from injuries and complications sustained during his horrific car accident on October 30th in Nevada.

Nathaniel’s last prognosis was not good and doctors said that he would most likely live out the rest of his life as a quadriplegic.  Now, Nathaniel instead is in heaven.  Martston’s mother, Elizabeth Jackson, who has continued to post updates since her 40-year-old son’s tragic accident, broke the news of her son’s passing on her facebook page.

Jackson, in her grief and sorrow expressed, and related the news on Nathaniel’s passing:  “Dear family and friends, it is with a heavy heart that I share this devastating news. My beloved and cherished son, Nathaniel Marston, who was putting up the good fight until last night was not able to continue due to the traumatic and devastating nature of his injuries. Nathaniel passed away peacefully as I held him in my arms. Father William, myself and his second Mommy Lisa, and our dear friend Charlotte were by his bedside, he was not alone. His injuries, which Dr.’s did their best to heal were not responding to treatment and one after another his bodily functions failed to support his life. Had Nathaniel lived he would have required a ventilator and would never have been able to utter one more word and would have been sentenced to life as a quadriplegic. A condition that Nate would have never have been able to tolerate. By Gods love and mercy Nathaniel was spared this living hell and has traveled on to be with God, his cherished Grandmother Mary Jackson, Grandfather John Jackson and my sister his Aunt Nora…. God is merciful and because of his mercy God ended Nathaniel’s pain and suffering at 3:15 today PST in Reno, NV. Nathaniel now lives with Father God, surrounded with peace, love and light.  Know that I am deeply grateful for all of you for taking this tragic two week journey with me Nathaniel and our family. Your unfailing support, prayers, love and positive thoughts that you have sent our way, in what has been the worst two weeks of my life, have held all of us up giving us the strength to get through each hellish day.  Arrangements will be made for a memorial service in New York City, NY, Kauai, HI and Gerlach, NV. As soon as dates for these services are known they will be posted. Again, thank you for your prayers, your love, your kindness and your friendship which has allowed me and my family to be strong enough to be by my son’s side for these past 12 days. The outpouring of your love came as an unexpected gift and I don’t know how I will repay you for all of your love, prayers and support. Thank you for sharing your love, your experiences with me about how my treasured child, a man who grew into an individual who touched more lives than I ever could have known. XOXOXOXOXOOX”

Please share your condolences, memories, and thoughts in the comment section below as the soap world and Nathaniel’s family, friends, and colleagues cope with this tragic turn of events.

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Ces
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Ces

Oh, how sad. Im so sorry to hear this. Very sad.

Darlene
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Darlene

I am so. Sorry for your loss.and he was. A great actor

Michelle
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Michelle

So sorry for your loss. May he RIP . Was a great actor. Miss the show dearly.. But just think of it. Now you’ll have a wonderful Angel looking down on you and taking care of you . I guess God needed him up there more then he was needed here. All yhe good ones are gone too soon.. RIP Now you are not suffering.. <3 Xxx Ooo

Alexis
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Alexis

My heart and blessings goes out to you, and the rest of Nates family and friends. I thoroughly enjoyed watching him on OLTL. He and Marcie were a fun couple, a strong couple that his fans loved to watch.
I am glad that God was merciful. He has brought your son home to a place he can live peacefully.

Blessings!

linda miller cavallucci
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linda miller cavallucci

I am so sorry for your loss ,Nathaniel,was a great and handsome actor, just remenber no one can take away the great memories ,you hold close to your heart,he is painfree,and in a better place ,prayers are with you and your family at this time of sorrow ,may he R.I.P. …

NancyJane
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NancyJane

May he rest in peace now and he was a wonderful actor.

David Isner
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David Isner

I am so sorry for your loss. Nathaniel was one of my favorite actors in daytime starting with as the world turns then on my favorite soap “One Life To Live” . May he always rest in peace. Godspeed Nathaniel.

Eleanor
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Eleanor

My thoughts & prayers are with his family & friends. May he rest in peace.

dina
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dina

so saddened by the news of Nathaniel’s passing. I met him twice at One Life to Love events. He had such a beautiful soul. Glad he is no longer in pain and i offer my deepest condolences to his family friends and colleagues. May the memories of his life give you light and comfort in these dark days of grief. ❤

Bunny James
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Bunny James

rest in peace Nate. you will be missed and remembered always. praying for his beloved mother and family and friends.

Mary SF
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Mary SF

The length of the day does not diminish the light— condolences to his friends and family over this tragic loss.

Shelley Denman
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Shelley Denman

That was the saddest FaceBook post I have ever read. His mother showed so much grace and compassion sharing her grief with his fans. She could have just as easily told very one to leave the family alone but she continued to update everyone daily.

Patrick
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Patrick

he

“…would never have been able to utter one more word and would have been sentenced to life as a quadriplegic ”

this would… have been; HeartBROKEN

the pain and loss is not any less

Thank you God for taking my child

Brenda Koehler
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Brenda Koehler

I am so so so sorry,He will be missed.

Cathy Fink
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Cathy Fink

I am sooo very sorry to hear of Nate’s passing. There is no greater loss than the loss of a child. I’m not surprised he passed with all of his critical injuries. But I really had hope for his healing. God rest his soul!!

Harry
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Harry

OH. I don’t have the words. He was a sweet, beautiful and talented actor.
This is unspeakable sad.

nancy dillingham
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nancy dillingham

Yes, unspeakably said. I loved watching him on OLTL.

Jimh(leave it to beaver)
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Jimh(leave it to beaver)

Sad…my condoloscences to the family…always liked his character with Marci!

Harry
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Harry

Right, Jim. I loved his relationship with his big brother, John McBain.

Jimh(leave it to beaver)
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Jimh(leave it to beaver)

I forgot he was Johns brother…miss those wonderful OLTL years!

Jeffrey
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Jeffrey

I just been speechless to heard or read from this website.
My heart goes to his entire family gave grief and sorrow.

Juliet
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Juliet

I loved him on OLTO when he was Marci Husband. Recently he was on Blue Bloods. I am so sorry for your loss. God has a plan for each of us. He isn’t suffering. Rest in peace.

Jeffrey
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Jeffrey

I didn’t know Nathan was on my favorite show Blue blood ..which episode I can lookup on wiki.org..
Thank u for let me know. I heard that he was good actor just like Paul Walker played on young and the Restless

Llanviewer717
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Llanviewer717

I am so very sorry to hear this news. Thank you Nathaniel for sharing your beautiful talent with us. May God grant you peace and peace and strength to your entire family.

Linda Bykovets
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Linda Bykovets

Sooooo sorry for your loss.

kim
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kim

Rest in peace u r now with gid condolences the Marston family

Beth
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Beth

I can’t begin to express how sorry I am to hear this. It’s incredibly sad news. I’ll always remember Nathaniel from OLTL. Some actors don’t get a chance to play one memorable character, but Nathaniel played two different ones. God bless him and his loved ones at this difficult time.

tsyent
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tsyent

My heartfelt condolences to his family. What a beautiful man.We gained another Angel

su0000
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su0000

Nathaniel is free. His mother never will be free of grief, she needs the prayers.
Have a blessed journey, Nathaniel ..

Fanny
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Fanny

AMEN.

Marie Heward
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Marie Heward

So very sad Rest in Peace, hugs and prayers for family and friends

Tina Turner
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Tina Turner

I am so sorry to hear this tragic news. I loved him on One Life to Live and his original story line and then when he was a soul in another body. I cried when he died on the show. I am crying again now, but for his real life death. May God comfort the family knowing he is no longer in pain and suffering.

Patricia
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Patricia

I’m so deeply sorry for your devastating loss, Mrs Jackson. I loved him on OLTL as John McBain’s brother. I know he is in Heaven with God in the Light. You raised a good man and should be proud of that and of him. I will be praying for him and for you. With Love, Trish

linda townsend
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linda townsend

so sorry to hear that he was 1 of my favorites on oltl god bless his family n his oltl family you will be missed

MissySnow
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MissySnow

RIP, Nathaniel. My heart goes out to Nathaniel’s family. What a sad day.

I loved OLTL’s Marcy and Michael.

Wendy
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Wendy

he was one of my favorites on OLTL…may he RIP and may his mother find peace

Eva
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Eva

I remember him playing Marcie’s love interest, Al. And when OLTL killed off his character, the fans fought to bring him back and they did and in a “Heaven Can Wait” storyline, he became Michael McBain. He will be missed. God bless his mother Elizabeth and give her the strength she needs. RIP

JJ
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JJ

My thoughts and prayers are with each of you during this very sad and traumatic time. I am so sorry that Nathaniel has died!! I loved watching him on OLTL!!

Elena
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Elena

From a OLTL fan . Sorry to hear my deepest sympathies to you and your family.

carol
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carol

I am sorry for your loss your son was a great actor. He will be missed
My condolences to his family and friends
You will be in my thoughts and prayers

Linda
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Linda

I am so sorry for your loss.

marjorie m.brown
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marjorie m.brown

So sorry to hear of Nathaniel passing…My thoughts and prayers for Nathaniel’s mother Elizabeth Jackson, family and friends…May God give you strength, love and comfort…Rest in Peace Nathaniel…you will be missed….so, so sad….

Marie Annika Zeh Ida
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Marie Annika Zeh Ida

Devastating and heartbreaking…this is not the ending we would have written for Nate. The Michael and March storyline was so enchanting and I just adored how he brought Michael to life. It’s strange how you feel you know a character that follow on a soap. The cast of OLTL is so very missed and as a 30 year viewer I lost a family member today. Nate’s mom Elizabeth is so courageous and gracious to keep his family, friends and fans updated on Facebook with daily updates. Where do you gather the strength to do this…she is amazing and can’t imagine… Read more »

CATHERINE
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CATHERINE

SO SORRY FOR YOUR LOSS..I’M SURE THE LORD TOOK HIM IN HIS LOVING ARMS AND TOOK HIM HOME AND MAY THE LORD BE WITH YOU AND YOUR FAMILY IN YOUR TIME OF GRIEF…
SO SAD…

CATHERINE
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CATHERINE

MAY HIS SOUL FOREVER REST IN PEACE, AMEN…

Diane Visage
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Diane Visage

My deepest condolences to the family,,,, such a talented man,, loved him on OLTL,, always had a wonderful smile on his face,,,,, he will be sadly missed,,,, due to his injuries he is now at peace,,,and making the angels laugh,,,,,,God be with all of his family , friends, and fans.

Suzanne
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Suzanne

Mrs. Jackson
I am truly sorry for your loss. I can feel your pain in your words. Your son is at peace. My Brother was a year older than me and was in a car accident when he was 20 and he passed away when he was 41. He was a quadriplegic and I got to tell you it was a very very hard life for him. For this reason I know that your son is definitely in peace. He is in a good place. I will pray for you. My sympathies to you and your family.

Kathy
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Kathy

I am so sorry for your loss, he will be greatly missed. Rest in Peace dear Nathaniel. To Elizabeth and the rest of his family may you find peace and strength at this devastating time, you are in my prayers.

Debbie
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Debbie

My deepest condolences to you and your family. Though, I only followed Nathaniel on One Life to Live I was shocked to read of his tragic accident and now saddened to hear of his passing. My heart feels your grief and I pray that your spiritual beliefs will sustain you. God Bless!!

Dawn D
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Dawn D

Very sad but he is now pain free and at peace. Prayers to his mother and family who are dealing with his passing.

Christine
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Christine

So sad, prayers going out to his family….RIP

Wendelyn Sullivan
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Wendelyn Sullivan

My Heart broke when I heard the news. He was such an amazing Actor. So gifted. It’s true, in His passing feel like I have lost an extended member of my Family, because Soaps are like Family. So very sorry for His Mom. I loved how She kept His Fans and Friends updated on Nates condition. I was praying so hard that He was going to make it, but God had other plans. So RIP Nathaniel. Gone too soon. You will be missed, but never forgotten. Bless You on your Journey.

Sherrie Barnett
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Sherrie Barnett

So sorry for your loss. Nathaniel will be remembered by so many in the soap world for his role as Michael on One Life to Live. My daughter and I used to watch regularly and loved his character. May God bless you and hold you close during these difficult times ahead.

Katie
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Katie

So sorry for your lost he will for sure be missed. He was one of my Favorite actors on one life to live. He was the sweetest , amazing and cutest actor made me smile every time he was on. He is and always will be in our hearts. RIP Nathaniel

Debbie Berg
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Debbie Berg

My deepest condolences to you and your family he was talented, I loved him on One live to live

Debbie K
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Debbie K

My heart is breaking for the loss that not only his immediate family will have but also all of the rest of us his adoring fans. May you fly high Nate.

Sue Steeves
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Sue Steeves

So heartbreaking to hear the news of Nathaniel’s passing. He was a talented actor and I loved seeing him on OLTL. We never know where life will take us so we have to live each day as if it were our last. My heartfelt sympathy to his Mom & family, and his friends. I hope that the outpouring of love for him will help you to heal. He was loved by many. Although he had left this earth I truly believe he is in God’s hands and is no longer suffering from his horrific accident. I pray he is at… Read more »

vinman
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vinman

Rest in everlasting peace,Nathaniel.

Daneen
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Daneen

Nathaniel’s memory will live on in the legacy of OLTL. Tremendous actor whose talent will be missed. Prayers for the family. God bless.

Roberta
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Roberta

Nat stood out in the crowd. He had that natural acting talent that shined through especially in his scenes with Kathy Brier. I am glad he is not suffering any more. Condolences to his wonderful family.

Dorine
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Dorine

So sorry for your loss my prayers go out to the family God Bless ou All Amen

Joe
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Joe

Words cannot express how sorry I am to hear this. No mother should ever have to bury her child. Prayers sent to the entire family.

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