Luke Perry, better known for his characters on ‘Beverly Hills 90210’ and ‘Riverdale’ sadly passed away two days ago after suffering from a massive stroke.  He was only 52-years old and leaves behind his two children, Jack Perry (21) and Sophie Perry (18).


Both Jack and Sophie posted separate tributes on Instagram, writing about the sudden loss of their talented father.  Jack followed Luke in the entertainment industry and is now a professional wrestler.  On Instagram he writes, “He was a lot of things to a lot of people. To me, he was always Dad.  He loved supported me in everything, and inspired me to be the best that I could possibly be.  I’ve learned so much from you, and my heart is broken thinking about everything you won’t be here for.   I’ll miss you every day that I walk this earth.  I’ll do whatever I can to carry on your legacy and make you proud.  I love you Dad.”



As for daughter / sister Sophie, she says, “A lot has happened in this past week for me. Everything is happening so fast. I made it back from Malawi just in time to be here with my family, And in the past 24 hours I have received an overwhelming amount of love and support. I cannot individually respond to the hundreds of beautiful and heartfelt messages, but I see them, and appreciate you all for sending positivity to my family and I. I’m not really sure what to say or do in this situation, it’s something you aren’t ever given a lesson on how to handle, especially when it’s all happening in the public eye. So bear with me and know that I am grateful for all the love. Just, being grateful quietly.”



In a statement that was made by Luke’s representative following his passing, it read, “Luke was surrounded by his children Jack and Sophie, fiancé Wendy Madison Bauer, ex-wife Minnie Sharp, mother Ann Bennett, step-father Steve Bennett, brother Tom Perry, sister Amy Coder, and other close family and friends. The family appreciates the outpouring of support and prayers that have been extended to Luke from around the world, and respectfully request privacy in this time of great mourning. No further details will be released at this time.”



You will be greatly missed!


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