The Chicago Fire family is devastated to lose one of it’s own, said executive producer Dick Wolf. “Our thoughts and prayers are with Dushon’s family and we will all miss her.” The news was confirmed on Friday to the principal of Kenwood Academy High School where Brown once worked as a counselor. She was also the school’s crisis counselor and led the Drama Starz Program.
Fans of Dushon has been very vocal on social media, even her manager, Robert Scroeder said “We are devastated by the loss of a very talented and kindhearted soul.” “She brought laughter and joy to many and she will be greatly missed by everyone she has touched.”
Brown not only worked on Chicago Fire, but she also performed at Goodman, Victory Gardens, Lookinglass, Drury Lane, and she played a recurring role as nurse Katie Welch on Prison Break in 2005-2007 and had guest time spots on Empire and Shameless. She was 49 years old.