LOS ANGELES (LALATE) – Harold Ramis’ cause of death has been revealed as autoimmune inflammatory vasculitis. Harold Ramis of Ghostbusters died today from complications of autoimmune inflammatory vasculitis. Funeral arrangements have not been announced to news.
Ramis died Monday February 24, 2014 in Los Angeles. The actor, director and producer was 69 years old. Family members tell news that he had been suffering from the condition since 2010. But what exactly is autoimmune inflammatory vasculitis? The condition causes swelling of the blood vessels, said wife Erica Mann to the Chicago Tribune today.
“Ramis’ serious health struggles began in May 2010 with an infection that led to complications related to the autoimmune disease, his wife said. Ramis had to relearn to walk but suffered a relapse of the vaculitis in late 2011, said Laurel Ward, vice president of development at Ramis’ Ocean Pictures production company,” reported the Chicago Tribune today.
Ramis once said “We all wish we could be in more than one place at the same time. People with families feel guilty all the time-if we spend too much time with our family, we feel we’re not working hard enough.” He also once news “Nothing reinforces a professional relationship more than enjoying success with someone.” Harold Ramis will be greatly missed. Send your love.