Robin Williams Celebrated by Family, Celebrity Friends in Private Tribute

The late comedian is remembered by Billy Crystal, George Lucas and others for bringing “so much happiness and light”

Last Updated: September 28, 2014 @ 7:12 PM

The late Robin Williams was celebrated by friends and family for bringing “so much happiness and light” in a private tribute held Saturday in San Francisco.

Among the hundreds who attended the Curran Theatre event, hosted by Billy Crystal, were his widow Susan Schneider Williams and his children Zak, 31, Zelda, 25 and Cody, 22, according to

Also read: Billy Crystal Tells Sweet Stories of His Friendship With Robin Williams (Video)

George Lucas, Bette Midler, Jeff Bridges, Ben Stiller, Penny Marshall, Sarah Michelle Gellar and his “Mork and Mindy” co-star Pam Dawber were among the industry figures in attendance.

“The ceremony was such a beautiful tribute and celebration of Robin’s life,” an attendee told People. “There was so much joy as well as tears. He touched so many, many people’s lives and brought so much happiness and light.”

Williams was found dead Aug. 11 at the age of 63.


The news
you need now,
more than ever.

Create a FREE Account
Try PRO today