Alexis Arquette’s Family Pays Tribute to Their “Hero”

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Alexis Arquette’s family is speaking out following
the death of the Hollywood actress.

Hours after news broke of her passing, brother
David Arquette headed to Twitter where he
expressed his love and admiration for his sibling.
“Thank you all for your love and kind words about
Alexis,” he shared on social media. “My hero for
eternity.”
Soon after, Courteney Cox expressed her
condolences to the family with a heartfelt message
online.
“My heart goes out to anyone who was lucky
enough to know Alexis,” she wrote . “We will love
and miss you forever.”

On Sunday morning, Alexis’ brother Richmond
Arquette reportedly confirmed the news on his
Facebook page writing, “Our brother Robert, who
became our brother Alexis, who became our sister
Alexis, passed this morning September 11 at 12:32
a.m. He was surrounded by all of his brothers and
sisters, and one of his nieces and several other
loved ones. We were playing music for him and he
passed during David Bowie ‘s Starman. As per his
wishes, we cheered at the moment that he
transitioned to another dimension.”
Sister Patricia Arquette later tweeted , “To My first
best friend – Cosmic Dancer. Breaking through the
veil singing StarMan.”

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The family asks that in lieu of flowers or gifts, fans
can send donations to organizations that support
the LGBTQ community in honor of Alexis. Our
thoughts and prayers go out to her family during
this difficult time.

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