Cameron Boyce's Parents Had Dinner With Him Just Hours Before He Died of Epilepsy
"It was a completely normal, beautiful family night out to dinner,” his dad, Victor Boyce, said.
Cameron Boyce’s parents are remembering their last night with the young actor before he died of epilepsy.
"There was no indication that anything was wrong," his dad, Victor Boyce, told "Good Morning America." “There was no way to know in hours my son would be dead. It was just staggeringly crazy and horrible.”
Victor said they had been out to dinner just hours before Cameron passed away his sleep in July.
"It was a completely normal, beautiful family night out to dinner,” he recalled. “And we were texting that night.”
It was shortly later that he had a seizure in his sleep and died. The “Descendants” star was 20.
"He loved life. This is, for me, the hardest thing. He was in a place where he was truly happy,” his mom, Libby Boyce, said. “Cameron was always happy. Never a negative thing came out of his mouth."
His parents recalled that he was just learning to become and adult and pursue his passions, including giving back.
"He was really getting into the charity stuff, really getting into what he wanted to do with his voice, which is what we always told him to do," Libby said. "Use your voice. Use it to make positive in the world, and that's what he was starting to do."
His dad added, "He wanted to be known as his own person, you know, individually and not cookie-cutter. We didn’t want him to be remembered as just an actor or some Disney kid because he was so much more than that.”
Following his death, Cameron’s parents launched The Cameron Boyce Foundation, which advocates for epilepsy awareness and the arts.
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