Heather Morris, Jenna Ushkowitz, Kevin McHale, Matthew Morrison and Chris Colfer all posted warm online memories today of the kind girl they knew. The outpouring comes on the one-year anniversary of Rivera’s drowning death in Lake Piru in California.
In that incident, Rivera and her son, Josey Hollis Dorsey, then 4, had been enjoying a day on the lake when both went swimming. The boy was later found alone on the boat, wearing a life jacket.
Earlier today, Rivera’s immediate family sat down with ABC-TV for a Good Morning America remembrance of the actress.
The cast members of Glee shared photos and videos of Rivera in their tributes.
Heather Morris, who played love interest Brittany Pierce on the show to Rivera’s Santana Lopez, shared a series of photos and videos. One showed a tattoo that read “tomorrow is not promised.”
“Always a light, always with us,” she wrote. “My heart is with you and your family today. ♥️ love you Nougs.
Kevin McHale was short and sweet. “I miss you. Every single day,”he wrote
Meanwhile, Matthew Morrison and Chris Colfer shared photos of Rivera. Both opted for a simple heart emoji as their caption.