The Friendship of John Mayer and Bob Saget

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Friendship of John Mayer and Bob Saget
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Many fans did not know, but singer-songwriter and guitarist John Mayer had a long, wonderful friendship with late comedian Bob Saget. Since Saget’s passing, Mayer has worked very hard to keep Saget’s memory alive…

John Mayer and Bob Saget

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After Bob Saget’s passing, rock star John Mayer felt heartbroken at the loss of his dear friend. However, that has not stopped him from doing everything he can to honor his memory. First, musician footed the bill for a private plane to transport the comedian’s body from Florida to California. Saget passed away in Florida, while on a stand-up tour.

Next, Mayer, along with another of Saget’s best friends, comedian Jeff Ross, went to LAX to pick up the late star’s car. While doing so, the two took to Instagram to remember their friend. “I’ve never known a human being on this Earth who could give that much love,” Mayer said in the video, tears welling in his eyes. “Individually and completely, to that many people in a way that made each person feel like he was a main character in their life and they were a main character in his life.”

Later on, when he collected himself, Mayer once again took to Instagram to remember Saget. posted never-before-seen pictures of him and the comedian, like the one seen above, and talked about how much of an impact he had. “His love for those around him was always accounted for. He was deep and wide and vast,” Mayer wrote in the post. “I’ve met many people in my life, but when Bob crossed my path, I just held onto him, and I wasn’t letting go. I knew he was the realest thing. I would like you to know that the man you hope was as awesome as you think was way beyond what you can ever imagine. He was impossibly kind. And generous. And loving.”

To ensure that Saget remains remembered forever, Mayer also decided to help raise money for one of the comedian’s favorite charities…

Saget’s Legacy Lives On

Friendship of John Mayer and Bob Saget
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At Saget’s funeral, Mayer served as a pallbearer. After the funeral, when many asked how they could help, the famed guitarist designed a sweatshirt bearing the actor’s name. All the profits will go to the Scleroderma Research Foundation, which Saget often rose money for. “Bob Saget worked tirelessly to raise awareness and money for the Scleroderma Research Foundation, a cause that was so close to his heart,” Mayer wrote when announcing the sweatshirt.

Of course, Mayer’s wonderful deeds have not gone unnoticed. Kelly Rizzo, Saget’s wife, thanked Mayer and Ross for their help. She said the two “have been holding me up and taking care of me.” Likewise, Saget often talked about his appreciation of Mayer before he passed away. “I am so fortunate to be able to walk through this life with one of the best friends someone could wish for,” the comedian wrote in an Instagram post for Mayer’s birthday. “And if you know him as someone that you deeply appreciate as an artist and person, what you feel from him is exactly who he is.”

Sources: Good Morning America, MSN, People Magazine