Actor Tyler Sanders’s parents David and Ginger shared the details of their son’s tragic death on account of raising mental health issues awareness. The devastated parents of the 18-year-old actor gather strength to give power to the one in need by opening up about the death of their son. The 9-1-1: Lone Star reportedly died while struggling with depression. Let’s learn about it in detail.
Tyler Sanders’ Parents shared how they “continue to mourn his death”
In an official statement, David and Ginger Sanders mourned the loss of the Teen actor who died from the effects of fentanyl on June 16. According to an autopsy report from the Los Angeles County Medical Examiner-Coroner, the ‘Fear the Walking Dead’ actor’s death has been ruled accidental.
David exclaimed in dismay in a media release on Dec 29 saying,” Tyler was an ambitious, hard-working actor who was dealing with deep and persistent depression,” he added further, “Although actively seeking treatment, Tyler struggled to find relief and chose to experiment with drugs. Tyler fell into drug use, not as a way to have fun socially, but rather as an attempt to overcome his profound mental health struggle.”
David also noted that while it’s hard to bear to “continue to mourn his death,” they will take persistent steps to share “Tyler’s story in hopes of furthering the conversation around this pervasive issue.”
Ginger highlighted his remarks, stating, “Losing Tyler due to fentanyl poisoning has been incredibly difficult.”
“I want others to understand that we are a family much like all other families who never thought this could happen to us,” she said. “Tyler had a strong support system and still could not overcome his persistent depression. Perhaps because of his depression, Tyler sought out deep connections to bring those around him joy.”
Not only his parents Tyler’s death left everyone devastated including Just Add Magic: Mystery City director Joe Nussbaum, who honored Tyler with the ‘Do More 4 Tyler” initiative.
May the innocent soul rest in peace!