Gary Coleman's widow, Shannon Price, released a statement, saying that she's grateful for all the condolences and thanking fans for their support.
Her brother, Shawn Price, read her statement at a press conference on Friday, saying:
"We are very grateful for all the wonderful support everyone has been extending to Gary's family. Thousands of emails have poured in to the hospital. This has been so comforting to the family to know how beloved he still is. … Thank you so much for all that you guys have done and for the support and prayers that you guys have given us."
He added that more information about Gary's death and funeral arrangements will be released soon.
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