On the 29th anniversary of his father’s passing, Christopher Candy wrote on Facebook, alongside a vintage image of the Uncle Buck legend, “I miss you and think of you often.”.
John Candy’s legacy continues to this day, nearly three decades after his passing.
His son Christopher and daughter Jennifer shared a vintage photo of the Uncle Buck actor on the 29th anniversary of their father’s passing.
“My father receives my love today. You began a brand-new journey 29 years ago, “Chris, 38, wrote in the caption. “I miss you and consider you often. I still occasionally think about you. Although losing is never simple, I can confidently say that it is one of life’s greatest teachers. “.
“I’ll always be here for you. You’ll be cherished forever. Jennifer, 43, captioned a picture of herself as a young child with, “You will always be loved.
John Candy, 43, passed away from a heart attack in March 1994 while filming Wagons East in Durango, Mexico. His wife Rosemary, son Christopher, and daughter Jennifer continue to live.
With roles in movies like Stripes (1981), National Lampoon’s Vacation (1983), Spaceballs (1987), and Uncle Buck (1988), Candy, a veteran of Canada’s Second City improv comedy club, became well-known during this time.
Maximum Effort has access to the Candy family’s archive and home video footage, according to a Reynolds representative.
Before the 4K re-release of Planes, Trains, and Automobiles, Candy started trending on Twitter, which prompted Reynolds, 46, to make the statement.
Reynolds tweeted about his fellow Canadian national treasure, “John Candy is trending, so I’ll just say I love him. “So much so that @maximumeffort and @colinhanks are collaborating on a documentary about his life. Get ready to cry. “.
This is all true, Christopher tweeted about Reynolds’ announcement. “.
I can’t wait to work on this with them and our family, boom. Jennifer said in another tweet that “this project is in capable hands.
In a tweet about the news, Maximum Effort quoted Candy’s line from the 1987 film Planes, Trains, and Automobiles. If it makes you feel better, hurt me if you want to. I’m a soft target,” the tweet declared.