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Cameron Boyce’s death sent shockwaves throughout Hollywood, and it’s honestly hard to believe that it’s been a year since the young actor passed away. But even now, Boyce’s legacy remains alive and well through his loved ones and the army of fans that followed him throughout his career. Now, on the first anniversary of Boyce’s death, celebrities and fans alike are paying tribute to the star.
Several celebrities have taken to social media today to remember Cameron Boyce on the one-year anniversary of his death. His Jessie co-star Skai Jackson took to Twitter to share a sweet video of Boyce lip-syncing to a song:
She also posted a second message that featured a photo of Boyce and a caption in which she stated how much the young man is missed:
Actress Holly Robinson Peete also acknowledged the first anniversary of Cameron Boyce’s death and sent positive thoughts to his family and friends in a tweet:
As mentioned, fans have also been showing plenty of love for Boyce on the date of his death. One fan paid tribute to him with a post featuring photos of the stars and a caption saying that Boyce is missed and that his legacy will not be forgotten:
Another fan also posted photos and quoted one of Boyce’s most notable sayings in the caption:
Cameron Boyce died at the age of 20 following a seizure. The actor had been diagnosed with epilepsy at 17 and had been receiving treatment for the condition. In the immediate aftermath of his death, tributes poured in from different corners of Hollywood. His Jessie co-stars like Peyton list and Debby Ryan were among those who honored him. Disney Channel also released a touching tribute video that chronicled his career with the network and his lasting impact on its programming.
Since his passing, his former co-stars have also honored him on other occasions. Adam Sandler, who played Boyce’s father in Grown Ups and its sequel, shared a tribute to him on what would have been his 21st birthday.
This past year has also seen the release of several posthumous projects from Cameron Boyce, including Descendants 3, Mrs. Fletcher, Runt and the upcoming Paradise City. Aside from his acting work, Boyce’s legacy lives on through the Cameron Boyce Foundation. Founded in honor of Boyce, the organization seeks to provide artistic outlets for young people as alternatives to negative influences.
In his short career, Cameron Boyce managed to leave a significant mark through his work as an actor and philanthropist, and the fact that so many are taking the time to honor him is a testament to that. While it is sad that he’s no longer with us, it’s encouraging to see that his memory lives on through those who were closest to him.