Patsy Ann Scott Bio, Wiki
Patsy Ann Scott is an actress, known for The Mike Reid Show (1976), 3-2-1 (1978) and All-Star Mr & Mrs (2008) as per IMDB. She is also the wife of Edward Hugh McGinnis better known by the stage name Eddie Large, who was a Scottish comedian. He was best known as one half of the double act Little and Large, with Syd Little (the stage name of Cyril Mead).
Eddie Large died on April 2nd, 2020 at the age of 78 after contracting the coronavirus in hospital as he battled heart disease.
Patsy Ann Scott & Eddie Large
Patsy and Eddie had been married for 37 years after tying the knot in 1983 and went on to have son, Ryan. He was previously married to Sandra Bigwood, who he wed in 1965.
Large lived in Portishead, near Bristol, with his wife Patsy and 26-year-old son. He also had two daughters and three grandchildren.
The latter part of Eddie’s life was blighted by ill health and his devoted wife Patsy supported him through his biggest scare.
In March 2002 Patsy was by Eddie’s side when he was rushed to hospital by ambulance. She was told at the time he might not make the journey. The Scottish star underwent a heart transplant Papworth Hospital, Cambridge in 2003 at the age of 63 and made a full recovery.
His wife Patsy Large has told how she got to spend a few minutes talking with him only the night before. “We are all absolutely heartbroken. Eddie fought so hard to live. “Catching coronavirus was the final straw for him,” she said.
Eddie Large Death & Cause
Large died on 2 April 2020 at Southmead Hospital in Bristol after contracting COVID-19 while in hospital receiving treatment for heart failure. Large had suffered from kidney and heart problems for a number of years.
Eddie’s heartbroken son Ryan McGinnis broke the sad news on Facebook that his dad had died.
“It is with great sadness that Mum and I need to announce that my dad, Edward Mcginnis, passed away in the early hours of this morning. He had been suffering from heart failure and unfortunately, whilst in hospital, contracted the coronavirus, which his heart was sadly not strong enough to fight.
Dad fought bravely for so long. Due to this horrible disease, we had been unable to visit him at the hospital but all of the family and close friends spoke to him every day. We will miss him terribly and we are so proud of everything he achieved in his career with Syd and know that he was much loved by the millions that watched them every week.
RIP Dad. We love you and miss you from all the family.”
BREAKING: Comedian Eddie Large has died from coronavirus, his family confirm. He had underlying heart problems.
What sad news – he & Syd Little were one of Britain's most beloved comedy duos. RIP. pic.twitter.com/7AqpVj2997
— Piers Morgan (@piersmorgan) April 2, 2020