Dr. Fredric Brandt was a beloved man.
On Thursday, friends and family came out to the Lincoln Center in New York to pay tribute to the famed dermatologist.
While his official funeral was on Sunday in Miami, Florida, Kelly Ripa, Joy Behar, and a number of guests came out to commemorate his life.
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According to Women's Wear Daily, the Kelly & Michael hostess, who was one of the last 11 speakers at the tribute, spoke to the crowd and said:
"This is the saddest thing that I never thought I would have to do. When I look out into this room I see so many beautiful faces and I realized that Fred is all around us. He is with all of us now."
While the former View host said about Dr. Brandt:
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