SAN FRANCISCO (CBS NEWS) – Hundreds of family, friends and Hollywood colleagues gathered in San Francisco on Saturday to pay tribute to Robin Williams at a private memorial service.
Close friend Billy Crystal hosted the ceremony, according to People, which included tributes from pals Whoopi Goldberg, Bobcat Goldthwait, Bonnie Hunt and his longtime assistant Rebecca Erwin Spencer. Williams’ widow, Susan Schneider, also spoke at the service, as did his children Cody, Zelda and Zak.READ MORE: San Jose Leaders Announce Plan To Cut Homelessness With Emergency Housing, Jobs
Other attendees included Williams’ “Mork & Mindy” co-star Pam Dawber, George Lucas, Danny DeVito, Rhea Perlman, Bette Midler, Penny Marshall, Ben Stiller and Sarah Michelle Gellar.READ MORE: A's Drop 3rd In A Row To Mariners, Lose Ground In Race For Second AL Wild Card
Stevie Wonder performed a musical tribute alongside the GLIDE Ensemble and Change Band while video tributes to his professional and personal lives played for those gathered at the Curran Theatre. A reception followed at the Westin St. Francis Hotel.
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