'Full House' Star Bob Saget DIES After Being Found Unresponsive In Hotel Room

Lara Saget Shares The 'Biggest' Lesson Dad Bob Saget Taught Her

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By Alisan Duran on January 28, 2022 at 9:26 AM EST

Lara Saget took to Instagram earlier today to post a touching tribute to her late father.

The artist, curator, and educator, 32, posted a sweet throwback photo of the father and daughter in an embrace. Lara, who was only a little girl at the time, held onto her dad Bob Saget. The two, who both wore eyeglasses, pressed their noses against each other.

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Remembering Her Dad

"To anyone afraid to love, Unconditional love is the greatest of gifts," Lara wrote in the caption.

"My dad loved with everything he had. He had so many reasons to be scared to love. So many loved ones kept dropping the body," she continued.

"Instead of being scared, he loved more. I am beyond grateful to receive and to give that love," the co-founder of Studio 200 NYC added.

Lara also shared a piece of advice to viewers: "Love completely and be kind," adding, "Of all the lessons he taught me, these feel the biggest."

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Fans React

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In the comments section of the post, Lara received support from fans, celebrity friends, and family, including her stepmom Kelly Rizzo, 42.

"I love you forever, Lara," the journalist wrote.

Kelly's sister, Kimberly, also added, "Thank you for sharing this beautiful photo and wonderful message about your dad. He is absolutely everything you said and more!!! Love you girls so much and thinking of you constantly."

Actor Danny Burstein commented, "Your dad WAS love. The very definition of love. I feel so lucky to have felt that love. The first thing we always did was catch up on how our kids were doing because we knew that’s where our hearts were. I’ll miss Bob forever."

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A fourth follower noted, "Such a beautiful message Lara! In the very short time I got to spend with your dad, I learned so much about love by watching how he interacted with everyone in his orbit. I am thankful everyday for those lessons."

Within eight hours, the post amassed over 6,000 likes and 230-plus notes.

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Bob Saget Died In Orlando

Bob was found unresponsive in his hotel room at the Ritz-Carlton in Orlando on January 9. He was 65. The comedian performed at the Ponte Vedra Concert Hall the night before, located outside of Jacksonville. He celebrated the success of his show by sharing a selfie on Instagram, taken on stage, during Saturday’s performance.

"Okay, I loved tonight’s show @pontevedra_concerthall in Jacksonville. Really nice audience. Lots of positivity. Happened last night in Orlando last night at the Hard Rock Live too," Bob captioned the share. "Very appreciative and fun audiences. Thanks again to @comediantimwilkins for opening. I had no idea I did a two hour set tonight. I’m back in comedy like I was when I was 26. I guess I’m finding my new voice and loving every moment of it."

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His cause of death was not determined at first. According to reports, the police suspected that the "Full House" actor died from a heart attack or stroke. Although, the Orange County Medical Examiner’s office could take up to 12 weeks before they could issue an official reason.

Kelly Rizzo's Tribute To Her Husband

On January 15, his wife broke her silence for the first time since his passing. Kelly shared a beautiful tribute to her man along with their photo.

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"My sweet husband. After much reflection this week, I’m trying, really trying, to not think I was robbed of time," she wrote in the caption. "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. 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. I got to be the one to love him and cherish him. He deserves all the love. 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."

She added, "Most importantly. I have no regrets. We loved each other so damn much and told each other 500 times every day. Constantly. 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."

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His Last Message To His Daughter

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A few days prior, Aubrey Saget, 35, Bob's eldest daughter, also shared Bob's last text message to her via Instagram Story. The actor was at his Florida show, and he sent a short but sweet SMS that read: "Thank u. Love u. Showtime!"

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