Art director Wade Battley dies at 52

Emmy-winner worked on 'Days of Our Lives'

Art director Wade Battley died of cancer on March 2. She was 52.

A Daytime Emmy winner for “Days of Our Lives,” she also worked on “General Hospital” and “Port Charles.”

Battley graduated Carnegie Mellon U. and began her career as a designer for theater in New York. She started working in television on “Showtime at the Apollo” and “Star Search” before moving to Los Angeles in 1990.

She is survived by her husband, Alan Tate, a propmaster; a daughter; a stepdaughter; her mother; a sister and a brother.

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