It’s saddening to know that all of the heartfelt tributes to Robin Williams were expressed only after he passed away; maybe the love and care from those around him would have cleared his head in his darkest moment. It was devastating to hear the news that a legendary and talented man, who was secretly struggling with his own demons, depression and an early stage of Parkinson’s disease, decided to take his own life. So to commemorate the life of this universally loved man, here are heartfelt tributes to Robin Williams that might bring you to tears.
1. David Letterman
David Letterman had a very close connection to Williams, which is why his is one of the most touching tributes to Robin Williams. The two were friends for 38 years and their friendship dated all the way back to the late 1970s, to their days at the Comedy Store in LA. To commemorate his long time friend, David Letterman spent ten minutes on his show reminiscing about his favorite memories and playing a montage of Williams' appearances on the show. The clips were completely moving and touching.