Cameron Boyce’s parents, Libby and Victor Boyce, are speaking out after the tragic passing of their son. The parents gave their public statement regarding the young star’s death exclusively to PEOPLE.
“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,” the Boyces shared. “Thank you, everyone, for encircling us with your love and respect of Cameron and concern for our family,” Libby and Victor 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,” the young star’s parents added. “He was the rock of our family and he always had a positive, heartwarming, insightful and caring outlook on everything and everyone.”
Cameron Boyce passed away on Saturday, July 6, 2019, after suffering a seizure related to epilepsy in his North Hollywood home. Family friends found the young star “unresponsive” and called for emergency services. First responders pronounced Cameron as dead at the scene.
“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,” The young star’s parents shared in their statement. “He was and is, so cherished and we will hold him in our hearts forever. He is our shooting star.”
Cameron Boyce wrapped up Descendants 3 before his untimely death. The television show returns to the Disney Channel next month.
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