An incredibly sad event has unfolded at Disneyland Resort in Anaheim, leading to the tragic death of Bonnye Mavis Lear, a cherished member of the Disney family. According to multiple reports including sources from KTLA and ABC7, Bonnye, a 60-year-old resident of Fullerton, sustained fatal injuries after falling from a moving golf cart in a backstage area of the park.

The incident occurred around 11:30 a.m. on Wednesday, near West Ball Road and South West Street, close to Disneyland’s exclusive Club 33. Bonnye, who had dedicated more than two decades to Disneyland Resort, was known for her role in providing membership support services at Club 33. Despite the prompt arrival of first responders, who quickly transported her to a local hospital, she sadly passed away on Friday.

In a heartfelt statement, Disneyland Resort President Ken Potrock expressed deep sorrow over Bonnye’s passing. “We are heartbroken by the loss of Bonnye, and offer our sincere condolences to everyone who cared for her,” Potrock said, as reported by KABC. He underscored Disney’s commitment to supporting Bonnye’s family and her colleagues during this incredibly challenging time, echoing a similar sentiment shared on CBS News.

While details about the exact circumstances of the fall are still under investigation, the accident underscores the hidden risks faced by Disneyland cast members, even in “The Happiest Place on Earth.” As the investigation continues, Disneyland Resort remains focused on providing the necessary support to those affected by this tragedy and ensuring that Bonnye’s family receives all the resources they need during this painful period.

This poignant incident has touched the hearts of many within the Disney community. If you have any personal stories or memories of Bonnye, or thoughts on the incident, we invite you to share them in the comments. Let’s come together to celebrate the life and contributions of a dedicated Disney cast member who brought magic to so many lives.

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