Heaton pays tribute to her Everybody Loves Raymond co-star Sweeten.
Sawyer Sweeten was a funny and exceptionally bright young man. He is gone from us far too soon.
— Patricia Heaton (@PatriciaHeaton) April 24, 2015
Sweeten’s on screen father Romano pays him tribute.
I am shocked and terribly saddened by the news. He was a wonderful and sweet kid to be around. Just a great energy whenever he was there. My heart breaks for him, his family and his friends during this very difficult time.
Sweeten dies at the age of 19 at family home in Texas. He took his own life. Family statement:
This morning a terrible family tragedy has occurred. We are devastated to report that our beloved brother, son, and friend, Sawyer Sweeten, took his own life… He was weeks away from his 20th birthday. At this sensitive time, our family requests privacy and we beg of you to reach out to the ones you love.