Cory Monteith's friends have planned a memorial for him which will take place in Los Angeles on Friday (19.07.13).
A memorial for Cory Monteith will take place in Los Angeles on Friday (19.07.13).
The 31-year-old 'Glee' actor died from a combination of alcohol and heroin in a hotel room in Vancouver last weekend and although his body was cremated earlier this week, his friends are putting together a memorial at his home in LA, where they can pay tribute to him.
A source told In Touch magazine: ''It's at his house. The invite was informal - just a Facebook message telling us to come to the house at night.''
''Everyone is going to tell funny stories and bring photos.''
Meanwhile, Cory's co-star Jane Lynch paid tribute to the late actor for his enthusiasm for life.
Talking on the 'The Tonight Show With Jay Leno' she said: ''I always admired how he would get up ... you know, he would fly to Mexico, he'd throw parties for his friends. I don't think he left one day unlived. He was a real bright light in our family and we've lost a really great guy.''
The actress thought Cory had one of the ''biggest hearts'' and was gracious about the opportunities 'Glee' gave him.
She added: ''Cory's one of the biggest hearts, was a real bright light. He was one of those guys that ... you know, he knew he was breathing rarified air ... the gifts that this wonderful show gave us.''
He also gets to meet his long-lost twin brother Dru.