Cameron Boyce’s parents issue a touching statement about losing him


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Last Saturday, Disney star Cameron Boyce passed away in his sleep at the age of 20 after experiencing an epileptic seizure. Cameron was known for his role as Carlos, Cruella De Vil’s son, on Descendants, a show about the children of some of the Disney villains. Cameron had also started on the show Jessie, and was one of Adam Sander’s children in the Grown Ups franchise.

Cameron’s parents exclusively spoke to People about Cameron’s sudden passing and about his legacy:

Cameron Boyce‘s parents are remembering the life and legacy of their son after his sudden and tragic death.

In an exclusive statement to PEOPLE, Libby and Victor Boyce express their appreciation for the “outpouring of love” they’ve received from their son’s fans.

“There are no words to describe how moved we are by the tremendous outpouring of love and support from our family, friends, and the world. Thank you, everyone, for encircling us with your love and respect of Cameron and concern for our family,” they said. “He was the very definition of human kindness, and a light that will forever shine as his spirit lives on in all who knew and loved him. He was the rock of our family and he always had a positive, heartwarming, insightful and caring outlook on everything and everyone.”

While Libby and Victor call the pain of losing their son “indescribable,” they vow to continue his legacy.

“The pain we have endured and are continuing to endure is indescribable, but we are making every effort to move forward and ensure that Cameron’s legacy and all that he stood for is honored,” they continued. “He was and is, so cherished and we will hold him in our hearts forever. He is our shooting star.”

[From People]

The article notes that the family has requested privacy as they mourn and make funeral preparations. My heart fell into my feet on Saturday when a friend shared a story about Cameron’s passing. I know several people who have lost children and know that their grief is a kind that people who haven’t experienced that particular type of loss can’t fully comprehend. If anyone reading this has had that experience, I’m sending you peaceful thoughts and a big virtual hug.

I thought I had read something about work that Cameron was doing outside of his TV/movie roles, and found another People article with more information; he had been

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