Stephen “tWitch” Boss‘ mom, Connie Boss Alexander, shared a heartbreaking tribute to her late son.
“Oh if solely I might FT to heaven …” Alexander captioned the Instagram tribute submit on Wednesday, December 21. The social media add included a photograph from a FaceTime name between Boss and his mom forward of his passing.
Us Weekly confirmed that the So You Suppose You Can Dance alum died by suicide on December 14 at age 40. Two days later, Alexander took to Instagram to handle her loss.
“Household and associates, thanks for all of the love, prayers and encouragement,” she wrote through Instagram on Friday, December 16. “Please know I see all of the messages, texts, posts and the cellphone calls. I can’t use phrases proper now. Please know I’ll attain out after I can.”
She added: “Stephen Laurel, your mom loves you to eternity and past. 💙 💔.”
Boss’ spouse Allison Holker additionally honored the late dancer shortly after information of his dying made headlines.
“It’s with the heaviest of hearts that I’ve to share my husband Stephen has left us,” the choreographer, 34, mentioned in an announcement on the time. “Stephen lit up each room he stepped into. He valued household, associates and group above all else and main with love and light-weight was all the things to him. He was the spine of our household, the perfect husband and father, and an inspiration to his followers.”
Holker, who married Boss in 2013, praised his affect on these round him. “To say he left a legacy could be an understatement, and his optimistic affect will proceed to be felt,” she continued. “I’m sure there gained’t be a day that goes by that we gained’t honor his reminiscence. We ask for privateness throughout this troublesome time for myself and particularly for our three youngsters. Stephen, we love you, we miss you, and I’ll all the time save the final dance for you.”
The Dancing With the Stars alum later mirrored on Boss’ dying throughout her return to social media.
“My ONE and ONLY Oh how my coronary heart aches. We miss you a lot,” she wrote alongside an Instagram selfie of the couple on Wednesday.
The duo met whereas engaged on season 7 of So You Suppose You Can Dance in 2010. After three years of courting, Holker and Boss tied the knot in 2013. They expanded their household with son Maddox in 2016 and daughter Zaia in 2019. The Step Up 3D actor additionally adopted his spouse’s daughter Weslie, 14, from a earlier relationship.
When you or somebody you already know is in emotional misery or contemplating suicide, name the Suicide & Disaster Lifeline at 988.