Cameron Boyce's father Victor shares Instagram photo taken hours before he died
12 July 2019, 11:41 | Updated: 12 July 2019, 12:08
Cameron's sister Maya Boyce has also shared a touching tribute to her brother.
Cameron Boyce's father Victor has shared a photo taken of the Jessie actor just hours before he died. Cameron passed away last week following a seizure linked to an ongoing medical condition. His former co-stars including Skai Jackson and Dove Cameron have been sharing moving tributes for Cameron on social media.
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Victor has previously thanked Cameron's fans for their kind words following his passing on Instagram. Now he's shared a photo of his son taken shortly before he died.
He captioned it: "My son. Just hours before he was snatched from our lives. I miss him terribly. I hope that no one ever has to feel the agony I’m feeling but no one is immune to tragedy. The outpouring of love and support our family continues to receive is so beautiful and appreciated. Thank you all for helping us through our worst possible situation."
Victor was flooded with kind comments below the post, including one from Dove, which read: "i love you and your whole family so much and forever. there was life before this, and now life after this. my thoughts have not left you and they will stay with you."
Another comment from Little actress Marsai Martin, read: "I'm so so sorry. Sending all of my love and prayers."
Cameron's younger sister Maya Boyce has also revealed how she's coping with the loss of her big brother, calling him her "best friend".
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My son. Just hours before he was snatched from our lives. I miss him terribly. I hope that no one ever has to feel the agony I’m feeling but no one is immune to tragedy. The outpouring of love and support our family continues to receive is so beautiful and appreciated. Thank you all for helping us through our worst possible situation. 🙏🏾❤️
"Yes, he died," she wrote, alongside photos of Cameron. "Yes, I’m sad. Cameron was my best friend. He is someone I will always idolise. His smile could light up a room, unlike anyone else’s. He was perfect. He always said that if you have a voice, you have the privilege of using that voice for change, and he did not take that idea lightly. He understood his responsibility as someone so many kids would look up to.
"Cameron always went out of his way to be giving and kind. He did more with his 20 years of life, than most people ever could with 100 years. He was actively charitable. He travelled the world, he made creativity and art his life’s mission and he encouraged others to do the same. Of course, I am devastated. I will be for the rest of my life but what I’m holding onto, and what I encourage you to hold onto as well, is the memory of his endless optimism."
"He was sunlight wearing shoes. I can confidently say, he wants us to celebrate, grow, and persevere."
Maya went on to explain that she saw Cameron just hours before his death and she got to tell him that she loved him.
She continued: "Yes, he died. Yes, I'm sad. I'm also happy. And grateful. I was with him hours before he died. It was normal and fun. We said, 'I love you.' He was happy."
"I spent 17 years knowing what it was like to be loved by Cameron Boyce. That is the most beautiful gift I have ever received."