Disney Channel Will Honor Cameron Boyce's Legacy During 'Descendants 3′ Telecast


Boyce starred on the Disney Channel's "Descendants" and "Jessie". But first responders could not revive Cameron and he was declared dead at the scene.

An autopsy was completed on Monday but Los Angeles County Coroner's office medics delayed releasing an official cause of death pending additional tests. His family confirmed that his epilepsy was a factor of his death.

His family revealed Wedesday that Boyce died of a seizure as a result of epilepsy.

Victor Boyce took to Instagram to pay tribute to the actor with a heartwrenching post, in which he describes the "agony" he's feeling in the wake of his son's tragic passing.

"I'm overwhelmed with the love and support our family has received, " he wrote. "I'm following in the footsteps of some really strong men and women who have showed me what it means to give back; it's the greatest way to fulfill yourself". But what I'm holding onto, and what I encourage you to hold onto as well, is the memory of his endless optimism.

Cameron's on screen parents from Grown Ups 1 and 2, Adam Sandler and Salma Hayek, shared heart felt responses to his early passing.

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But he is perhaps best known for "Jessie, " which aired on the Disney Channel from 2011 to 2015 and in which he played one of four adopted children for whom the title character served as nanny. The Descendants 3 Premiere was set to be on July 22nd. Too sweet. Too amusing.

"Thank you, everyone, for encircling us with your love and respect of Cameron and concern for our family", they added. So much was on the way.

The Thirst Project is a non-profit organization whose aim is to bring safe drinking water to communities around the world where it is not immediately available. In March, he introduced former Vice President Joe Biden during his Biden Courage Awards in New York City.

The 20-year-old actor died in his sleep on Saturday following a seizure. He was an incredibly talented performer, a remarkably caring and thoughtful person. "Sending love and hugs to his family, friends and his many, many fans". "He will be dearly missed". "His talent, immeasurable. His kindness and generosity, overflowing".

Boyce led a humble life, dedicated himself to charity in his most recent years.