"I hope that no one ever has to feel the agony I'm feeling," Victor Boyce shares.
Cameron Boyce's father has shared a heart-wrenching post about his son, who died Saturday at the age of 20 after suffering a seizure in his sleep.
"My son. Just hours before he was snatched from our lives," Victor Boyce captioned a closeup shot of the Disney Channel actor, which he shared on Instagram Wednesday night. "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."
Victor went on to thank Cameron's co-stars, fans and everyone who's showered the Boyce family with love, support and condolences over the last several days.
"The outpouring of love and support our family continues to receive is so beautiful and appreciated," he wrote. "Thank you all for helping us through our worst possible situation."
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One of the thousands of comments left on Victor's post was from actress Selma Blair, who revealed in February that she had been diagnosed with Multiple Sclerosis in August of last year.
"I am in treatment. Away from my son. And I know how fragile life is for the greatest light bearers," she wrote. "He will not be forgotten at our home in our hearts. Arthur had his first real role model. He talked to everyone about him. And his family and his grandma and sister and everything we read last year. Arthur wanted to know as much as he could."
"Your son just had soulful and kind layers that were revealing more and more of what an amazing creation he is. He always will be," she continued. "I can't touch your grief. I will fall. I wish I could. I wish I could carry some. It would be an honor. A true honor. Alas, a parent wakes alone with their child in the unknown it seems. But he lived so many lives in this one. And you all made a great one. I am sorry. I am sorry. I am here. If I ever can do anything. Sending love."
The seizure Cameron experienced was "a result of an ongoing medical condition for which he was being treated," the family spokesperson told TMZ over the weekend.
"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," the statement continued. "We are utterly heartbroken and ask for privacy during this immensely difficult time as we grieve the loss of our precious son and brother."
The moment news broke, social media tributes to the young actor began pouring in. Passionate fans, celebrities who knew and worked with him, and directors who saw his talent on set all sang Cameron's praises while expressing their shared sadness. Even Disney Chairman and CEO Robert Iger was in disbelief, saying Cameron "was a friend to so many of us, and filled with so much talent, heart and life," adding that the actor was "far too young to die."
Cameron came into prominence in 2011 as the star of Disney Channel's "Jessie" show. More recently, he played Cruella de Vil's son in the kid-centric network's movie series, "Descendants."
In a six-part video posted to her Instagram Tuesday night, Cameron's "Descendants" co-star, Dove Cameron, paid tribute to her late friend by reading aloud an emotional letter she wrote him.
She cried as she spoke about the family Cameron left behind, calling him "undoubtedly the most talented person most of us will ever know," "good and kind, "selfless and generous" and "an ultimate example of a human being."
"I will spend the rest of my life missing and loving you, and I'm all the better for knowing you," she concluded.