Legendary Gene Wilder passes at 83

By: Sam Martini ~Staff Writer~ Legendary comedic actor Gene Wilder passed away Monday, Aug. 29. Known for his phenomenal performances in Blazing Saddles, Young Frankenstein and Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory, he brought laughter and joy to countless people. He passed away at the age of 83 at his home in Stamford, Conn., due to complications from Alzheimer’s disease. “We understand for all the emotional and physical challenges this situation presented we have been among the lucky ones — unlike in so many cases, (his illness) never stole his ability to recognize those that were closest to him, nor … Continue reading Legendary Gene Wilder passes at 83