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Cameron Boyce's Father Shares The Last Picture He Took Of His Son Hours Before His Death

Elizabeth Spina 12 Jul 2019

Disney star, Cameron Boyce, 20, passed away last week in his sleep. Since then, his father has shared the last photo he took of Cameron — just hours before his death, on Instagram along with a heartbreaking caption.

On July 6th, Disney star, Cameron Boyce — best known for his roles in "Grown Ups" and "Jessie", died in his sleep.

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A spokesperson representing his family delivered the sad news of his untimely death.

"It is with a profoundly heavy heart that we report that this morning we lost Cameron," they told ABC.

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"He passed away in his sleep due to a seizure which was a result of an ongoing medical condition for which he was being treated."

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"The world is now undoubtedly without one of its brightest lights, but his spirit will live on through the kindness and compassion of all who knew and loved him."

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"We are utterly heartbroken and ask for privacy during this immensely difficult time as we grieve the loss of our precious son and brother."

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Cameron's family later revealed that the seizure that ended his life was a result of epilepsy — something he had been suffering from for a long time.

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Cameron's family has continued to ask for privacy while they arrange his funeral.

"We are still trying to navigate our way through this extremely heart-wrenching time, and continue to ask for privacy so that the family and all who knew and loved him can grieve his loss and make arrangements for his funeral — which in and of itself, is agonizing," the family said in another statement.

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Many of his friends and coworkers have shared touching posts on social media grieving his loss.

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Dove Cameron, who worked alongside him on The Descendants shared an emotional video on Instagram — reading an open letter to his parents.

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"Over the last six years, since he was only 14, Cameron talked me down from countless ledges, talked me through eating disorders, helped me out of a dark relationship and through endless breakdowns," she said.

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"But what was special about Cameron was who he was in the small moments when maybe no one was looking."

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She went on, explaining how kind Cameron always was — even when he didn't have to be.

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"The moments in between the big ones when he didn’t have to be good or kind, Cameron was always good and kind. He was selfless and generous. He was magnanimous."

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Debby Ryan, Cameron's cast-mate on "Jessie" also shared a post on Instagram expressing her grief.

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"This ripped me up. I keep trying and I can’t make anything make sense. He was blameless, and relentlessly joyful; he was good."

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"Through and through, Cam is good, in all ways and to all people. And the most alive," she wrote.

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"He couldn’t help himself but to always leave you smiling, or laughing, or dancing. So sincere."

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"It’s wrong. I am so confused and devastated and angry," she continued.

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"You’re alive in the legacy of love you built, and I will keep that light burning in me for the rest of my journey. The world was robbed. We’re better for you."

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Adam Sandler, who starred in "Grown Ups" with Cameron, posted a photo of him on Twitter.

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“Too young. Too sweet. Too funny. Just the nicest, most talented, and most decent kid around," he wrote.

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Disney Channel also released a statement, sharing their condolences.

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They called Cameron “an incredibly talented performer, a remarkably caring and thoughtful person and, above all else, he was a loving and dedicated son, brother, grandson and friend.”

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But the most heart-wrenching social media post so far has come from Cameron's father.

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He shared the last photo he took of Cameron — which happened to be just hours before he passed away.

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"My son. Just hours before he was snatched from our lives," he captioned the photo.

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"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."

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"The outpouring of love and support our family continues to receive is so beautiful and appreciated," he continued.

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"Thank you all for helping us through our worst possible situation."

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