EXCLUSIVE: Gary Coleman International Memorial Being Planned

Jun. 17 2010, Published 2:43 p.m. ET

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Despite all the controversy surrounding his death, Gary Coleman will finally get a tribute of his life. has learned that an international memorial is being planned for the Diff’rent Stokes star.

“I’m planning a proper memorial for the industry to say goodbye to one of the greatest child actors ever,” his former agent Victor Perillo tells exclusively. “I’m planning it with NBC and Norman Lear and it will be something for everyone.

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“Gary Coleman was an international star and he should be celebrated as such both in life and death.”

Plans to cremate the actor are underway and Perillo says it may have in fact already happened. “From what I understand the cremation was supposed to happen sometime last night after Anna Gray viewed the body,” he said.

Coleman’s body has been awaiting cremation at the Lake Hills Memorial Mortuary & Cemetery in Sandy, Utah.



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