Candace Cameron Bure Opens Up About Bob Saget: ‘You’ll Never Leave My Heart’

Candace Cameron Bure, Bob Saget, and Ashley Olsen

Getty Candace Cameron Bure, Bob Saget and Ashley Olsen in 2015.

Candace Cameron Bure has been opening up on social media about the loss of her TV father. Bob Saget was found dead at the age of 65 on January 9, 2022, at the Ritz-Carlton Orlando in Florida. On Tuesday, January 11, she shared a longer tribute to him, detailing her heartbreaking and writing: “You’ll never leave my heart.”

She Wrote: ’35 Years Wasn’t Long Enough’

Candace Cameron Bure has been at a loss for words since Saget died. She shared a story on Instagram the day after his death with just a broken heart.

Candace Cameron Bure's Instagram story

InstagramCandace Cameron Bure’s Instagram story

She later shared a photo and a brief message, writing: “I love you sooooo much. I don’t want to say goodbye 💔. 35 years wasn’t long enough.”

On the night of January 9, when news of Saget’s death broke, Bure shared a short message on Twitter, writing, “I don’t know what to say 💔. I have no words. Bob was one of the best humans beings I’ve ever known in my life. I loved him so much.”

Her daughter, Natasha Bure, also shared a tribute to Saget, writing: “A man with the biggest heart of them all 🤍 There was truly no one like him. Endless gratitude forever for the kindness and laughter you brought to everyone’s lives. Rest In Peace Bob. We love you so much 🕊”

On Tuesday, She Shared More About Her Heartache

Bure opened up more on Tuesday, sharing a long tribute to Saget and how much she missed him.

She wrote: “Why’d you have to leave us so soon? We are all family, but you were the glue.”

She said they were always closely connected and he wasn’t just like a father to her, but he was one of her closest friends.

“You taught me to feel deeply at such a young age,” she wrote. “You were never afraid or ashamed to share your emotions, to cry, to love, to laugh and say it out loud. We’ve always been so deeply connected since the day we met when I was 10 years old.”

She lamented that she wanted just one more laugh and one more text.

“I want to roll my eyes at you one more time,” she wrote on Instagram.

Bure wrote that he was always protective of her and cared about everything in her life. She said there was a gigantic tear in her heart now that he’s gone.

“You were the best,” she wrote. “You were… Bob. There will never be another like you. I wish you could see the outpouring of love you have. You’ve certainly left a beautiful legacy in kindness, compassion, loyalty, generosity, and love❤️. I’m not saying goodbye because you’ll never leave my heart. Even with this gigantic tear in it 💔”

Her friends, colleagues, and fans flocked to support her.

Danica McKellar replied, “Oh Candace, you’re breaking my heart! 💔😢 Love you so much and I pray for your comfort to know he is with you, and to know that you give him life by embodying the qualities you love most in him. ❤❤️❤️” 

Bure Said Sweetin’s Tribute ‘Said It Best’ About Saget

Jodie Sweetin, who played Stephanie on “Full House” and “Fuller House,” shared a long tribute to Saget, writing that he always had to say “I love you” and he never missed an opportunity to apologize if he feared a joke had gone too far.

Bure replied to Sweetin’s tribute, writing: “This 👆🏻. Everyone needs to read this. You said it best Jodes. I just couldn’t get the words out. And I don’t know if I’ll be able to for a long while 💔 I love you sister ❤️” 

Many fans and friends replied, sharing their own stories of how Saget had touched their lives.

One fan wrote: “I grew up watching full house and the fuller house it was my favourite show of all time it’s not gonna be the same without @bobsaget anymore when I found out he passed away I couldn’t believe it I was crying so much my heart was Shattered into pieces 💔💔💔💔💔💔💔 My condolences and prayers go out to him and his family 🙏🙏🙏🙏”

Another person wrote, “As a kid growing up FH was my outlet to what was going on at home & @bobsaget was the dad I wished for and envied you girls for having. My childhood heart is so broken today. 😢”

Another fan replied, “this beautiful statement made me cry so much tears. I was trying to hold back. He was America’s Funniest dad. Thinking of the entire FH family and Bob’s family and friends and all of us who admired the man. Thank you for saying the words we all needed to hear. Please hug each other. ❤️”

In her own statement, Andrea Barber shared similar sentiments to Sweetin, writing that Saget always ended texts and interactions with “Love you.”

She wrote, “He loved so deeply and so fiercely. And he never hesitated to tell you just how much you meant to him. This is the greatest lesson I learned from Bob Saget – don’t hesitate to tell people you love them. I feel at peace knowing that Bob knew exactly how much I adore him.”

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