For millions across the world, the passing of Bob Saget came as a sudden and grim shock.
And while we would naturally expect that it was outright devastating to those who were close to him, their statements in the following days taught us a lot about what an inspiring and comforting presence he was in their lives.
Considering how much his raunchy stand-up act differed from America's long-standing perception of him as a gentle T.V. dad, it was tough for your average viewer to get a sense of what Saget was really like.
But in her touching words of tribute to the actor and comedian, his Full House co-star Candace Cameron Bure made it clear that he was every bit as sensitive and loving as he appeared on that show.