Gone, but Never Forgotten

By Elizabeth Mendoza

On March 4th, 2019, actor Luke Perry, known from his 1990s television series 90210,Perry, winning a Bravo Otto Award for Best Male TV Star in 1993, as well as 1994,  and CW series Riverdale, passed away due to a massive stroke in his home in Sherman Oaks. The actor was quickly hospitalized but did not show signs of getting better. Due to respect for his family, not much has been said about the actor besides the cause of death. A publicist by the name of Arnold Robinson told CNN “The family appreciates the outpouring of support and prayers that have been extended to Luke from around the world, and respectfully request privacy in this time of great mourning”. Perry’s death broke the hearts of many fans who are sending their love towards the actor’s family through social media. Riverdale co-stars also took to social media to honor the actor and share how much he will be missed. Actress Lili Reinhart, Perry’s Riverdale co-star, posted on her Instagram story saying, “I can barely find the words. I am devastated. We all are.” Actor Kj Apa, who plays Perry’s son in Riverdale, also shared a photo of the actor with the caption “Rest in Love bro”. Various friends and co-stars shared their feelings on the passing of Perry. May his family heal from the loss and may Perry rest peacefully.

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