Tuesday, August 12, 2014

Robin Williams Dead at 63

Robin Williams (July 21, 1951 – August 11, 2014) was found dead around noon yesterday (August 11, 2014) at in home just outside Tiburon, California. According to news reports, the Marin County coroner suspects death to be suicide by asphyxia.

His wife, Susan Schneider, released the following statement: "I lost my husband and my best friend, while the world lost one of its most beloved artists and beautiful human beings. I am utterly heartbroken.”

President Obama said: "Robin Williams was an airman, a doctor, a genie, a nanny, a president, a professor, a bangarang Peter Pan, and everything in between. But he was one of a kind. He arrived in our lives as an alien – but he ended up touching every element of the human spirit. He made us laugh. He made us cry. He gave his immeasurable talent freely and generously to those who needed it most – from our troops stationed abroad to the marginalized on our own streets. The Obama family offers our condolences to Robin’s family, his friends, and everyone who found their voice and their verse thanks to Robin Williams."

I have no words to express my deep sadness . . .

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