Remembering Bob Saget

Death of Full House star

Stella Shaw, Social Media Manager

Actor and standup comic, Bob Saget passed away on Sunday, January ninth. Saget was on his “I Don’t Do Negative Comedy Tour” and his final show before his death took place southeast of Jacksonville at the Ponte Vedra Concert Hall in Ponte Vedra Beach.

The Orange County Sheriff’s Office confirmed his passing with the following tweet: “Earlier today, deputies were called to the Ritz-Carlton Orlando, Grande Lakes for a call about an unresponsive man in a hotel room. The man was identified as Robert Saget & pronounced deceased on scene. Detectives found no signs of foul play or drug use in this case.” 

After this confirmation was released many of Saget’s family and friends have expressed their sorrows for his passing, including his wife, Kelly Rizzo. 

“My whole heart. Bob was my absolute everything,” Rizzo reveals, “I am so completely shattered and in disbelief. I am so deeply touched by the outpouring of love and tribute from our friends, family, his fans and his peers.”

Many of Saget’s fans share in this heartbreak, the well-known actor played the role of father, Danny Tanner in ‘Full House’ and hosted “America’s Funniest Home Videos.” 

Leaving a mark on his former friend and ‘Full House Daughter,’ Candace Cameron Bure tweeted, “I don’t know what to say. I have no words. Bob was one of the best human beings I’ve ever known in my life. I loved him so much.”