BOSTON, MA (CBS SF) – On the one-year anniversary of his death, Robin Williams’ television daughter Sarah Michelle Gellar paid tribute to her late tv father through Instagram. Gellar posted a photo of the park bench in Boston, Massachusetts made famous in Williams’ film Good Will Hunting.
To Gellar, Williams was a father figure. Some time after his death, Gellar told People Magazine, “There are not enough adjectives to describe the light he was, to anyone that ever had the pleasure to meet him. I will miss him everyday, but I know the memory of him will live on.”READ MORE: Fairfield Police Arrest 4 Suspected in Catalytic Converter Theft Ring
She also described Williams as “the Father I had always dreamed of having.”
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"To laugh often and much; to win the respect of the intelligent people and the affection of children; to earn the appreciation of honest critics and endure the betrayal of false friends; to appreciate beauty; to find the beauty in others; to leave the world a bit better wether by a healthy child, a garden patch, or a redeemed social condition; to know that one life has breathed easier because you lived here. This is to have succeeded" #Emerson You succeeded RW #RobinWilliams
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Williams and Gellar starred in “The Crazy Ones” on KPIX 5/CBS. At the age of 63, Williams committed suicide in his home in Marin County on December 11, 2014.
Ron Del Rosario is a digital editor, online writer, web producer and pop culture blogger for KPIX 5/CBS, KBCWtv/The CW & CBS Radio in the San Francisco Bay Area. Find him on Twitter at @rondhype.MORE NEWS: UPDATE: Estrada Fire Near Watsonville 60% Contained; All Evacuation Warnings Lifted