Kelly Rizzo Shares Tribute To ‘Sweet Husband’ Bob Saget After Funeral: ‘He Was Love’


Bob Saget’s widow, Kelly Rizzo, spoke out for the primary time for the reason that late comic’s dying, paying tribute to her “candy husband” in an Instagram put up the day after his funeral.

“After a lot reflection this week, I’m making an attempt, actually making an attempt, to not suppose I used to be robbed of time. However as a substitute to suppose: How fortunate was I that I acquired to be the one to be married to THE MOST INCREDIBLE MAN ON EARTH,” she wrote within the put up on Saturday alongside a throwback picture of the couple smiling. “I used to be the one who acquired to go on this loopy journey with him and be in his life these final 6 years. We had that point to make one another the happiest we’d ever been and alter one another’s lives endlessly.”

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 journey journalist, tied the knot in 2018 after first connecting on social media three years prior.

“I acquired to be the one to like him and cherish him. He deserves all of the love,” she continued in her put up. “Each ounce of it. As a result of that’s how superb Bob was. He was love. Should you have been in his life you KNEW he cherished you. He by no means missed a chance to let you know.”

Rizzo stated she had “no regrets” about their time collectively, recalling that they “cherished one another so rattling a lot and informed one another 500 instances daily.”

“I understand how a lot he cherished me till the final second and he knew the identical. I’m so grateful for that. Not everybody will get 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 the very least 300 individuals attended the funeral, according to TMZ.

The reason for dying has but to be revealed, as remaining post-mortem outcomes are pending, however sources near the investigation told TMZ that the comic handed away peacefully in his sleep. Officers on the time of his dying stated there was no proof of “drug use of foul play.”

Bob Saget and Kelly Rizzo attending the premiere of “MacGruber” a month earlier than his dying.

JC Olivera by way of Getty Pictures

“Bob was a drive. I’m certain each one in every of you on the market, whether or not you knew him or not, was in awe of the large outpouring of affection and tribute for this particular man,” Rizzo stated. “It was like nothing anybody has ever seen. I’m so appreciative for the kindness and assist from family members and strangers. Everybody loves Bob and everybody desires to ensure I’m okay. And for that, I’m eternally grateful.”

Rizzo stated that Saget nonetheless “had a lot extra he needed to do and a lot extra love to provide,” earlier than praising his philanthropic work with the Scleroderma Analysis Basis, the place the late comic served as a board member. Saget’s older sister, Homosexual, died of the autoimmune illness in 1994 at age 47.

“I simply need to make him proud,” Rizzo concluded. “And to his women, I’ll love you all with all my coronary heart, all the time. Honey, I really like you greater than something, endlessly.”

Saget is survived by Rizzo and his three daughters, Aubrey, Lara, and Jennifer, who he shares with first spouse Sherri Kramer.


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