Bob Saget’s widow, Kelly Rizzo, spoke out for the primary time because the late comic’s loss of life, paying tribute to her “sweet husband” in an Instagram submit the day after his funeral.
“After much reflection this week, I’m trying, really trying, to not think I was robbed of time. But instead to think: How lucky was I that I got to be the one to be married to THE MOST INCREDIBLE MAN ON EARTH,” she wrote within the submit on Saturday alongside a throwback photograph of the couple smiling. “I was the one who got to go on this crazy ride with him and be in his life these last 6 years. We had that time to make each other the happiest we’d ever been and change each other’s lives forever.”
Saget was discovered lifeless in his lodge room in Orlando, Florida, on Jan. 9 after performing a stand-up present in Jacksonville the evening earlier than. He was 65.
He and Rizzo, a meals and travel journalist, tied the knot in 2018 after first connecting on social media three years prior.
“I got to be the one to love him and cherish him. He deserves all the love,” she continued in her submit. “Every ounce of it. Because that’s how amazing Bob was. He was love. If you were in his life you KNEW he loved you. He never missed an opportunity to tell you.”
Rizzo stated she had “no regrets” about their time collectively, recalling that they “loved each other so damn much and told each other 500 times every day.”
“I know how much he loved me until the very last moment and he knew the same. I’m so grateful for that. Not everyone gets that,” she wrote.
Saget was laid to relaxation on Friday in Los Angeles in a personal funeral service attended by lots of his former co-stars, together with Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen, Lori Loughlin, Jodie Sweetin, Candace Cameron Bure, Dave Coulier, and John Stamos, who referred to as it the “hardest day of my life.”
Stamos and Coulier served as pallbearers alongside John Mayer, Norman Lear, Jeff Ross, Judd Apatow and Netflix CEO Ted Sarandos. At least 300 folks attended the funeral, based on TMZ.
The explanation for loss of life has but to be revealed, as closing post-mortem outcomes are pending, however sources near the investigation advised TMZ that the comic handed away peacefully in his sleep. Officials on the time of his loss of life stated there was no proof of “drug use of foul play.”
“Bob was a force. I’m sure every one of you out there, whether you knew him or not, was in awe of the enormous outpouring of love and tribute for this special man,” Rizzo stated. “It was like nothing anyone has ever seen. I am so appreciative for the kindness and support from loved ones and strangers. Everyone loves Bob and everyone wants to make sure I’m ok. And for that, I’m eternally grateful.”
Rizzo stated that Saget nonetheless “had so much more he wanted to do and so much more love to give,” earlier than praising his philanthropic work with the Scleroderma Research Foundation, the place the late comic served as a board member. Saget’s older sister, Gay, died of the autoimmune illness in 1994 at age 47.
“I just want to make him proud,” Rizzo concluded. “And to his girls, I will love you all with all my heart, always. Honey, I love you more than anything, forever.”
Saget is survived by Rizzo and his three daughters, Aubrey, Lara, and Jennifer, who he shares with first spouse Sherri Kramer.