Mara's death was confirmed by her manager, Craig Dorfman. "Mary was one of the finest actresses I ever met. I still remember seeing her onstage in 1992 in 'Mad Forest' off Broadway. She was electric, funny, and a true individual. Everyone loved her. She will be missed." Craig Dorfman, Mary Mara's manager, via statement. New York State Police report they responded to a call on June 26 for a "possible drowning." Upon arriving on the scene, they “discovered a female deceased in the St. Lawrence River”.