I have read countless personal stories of his unquantifiable spirit and an effortless generosity with his humour and friendship. Not knowing him as anything other than a continued and devoted fan of his work since his days as Mork up to The Angriest Man In Brooklyn and everything in between, he still stands alone as the only human being that physically made me laugh myself out of my chair.
Few people can claim to be a constant source of comfort and joy to countless others they rarely even know and touch those lives in such a way they can never truly appreciate. Robin Williams was one such individual that, whilst not able to escape his inner demons, was outwardly a beacon of happiness to everyone that he addressed on screen or in person.
It is a devastating loss for everyone who loves to smile, a tragedy for his family, who must be beside themselves. He felt like a family member, such was his longevity, tireless work ethic and genuine warmth. I will miss him horribly.