‘This Is Us’ Writer Jas Waters Dies at 39

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A writer for the hugely popular show, “This Is Us,” Jas Waters has died. She was 39. Beyond writing, she was a Chicago native, friend to many and an advocate for health.

The news of her death was confirmed by the This Is Us writers via their Twitter account on Wednesday afternoon.

“The entire #ThisIsUs family was devastated to learn of Jas Waters passing,” the statement read. “In our time together, Jas left her mark on us and ALL over the show. She was a brilliant storyteller and a force of nature. We send our deepest sympathies to her loved ones. She was one of us. RIP @JasFly.”