John Schneider honors wife Alicia Allan, who died at 53: ‘Hold your loved ones’

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John Schneider (left) and wife Alicia Allan attend the 2017 premiere of “You’re Gonna Miss Me” in Tucson, Arizona. (Jason Weisz for Funimation Entertainment/Getty Images)

John Schneider on Wednesday paid tribute to his wife, Alicia Allan, who passed away after a battle with breast cancer.

of actor and country singer The photo has been posted on Instagram It’s the smile of his late partner, which he often called “my smile,” and a thumbs up. Alan, the filmmaker and music producer, died at his home, “surrounded by his family when he took his last breath.” obituary From Wilbert Funeral Home.

Schneider wrote on Instagram, “My beautiful Smile is pain free and living with Jesus in her new body.

“During this time of grief, please respect our privacy. Please do not ask any questions. If you have any photos of us and your obvious love and adoration for each other, please post them below.” …Hold your loved ones tight and I know how you feel. We always did.

In 2020, Alan and Schneider revealed in an interview with “Fox & Friends” that the former was recently diagnosed. with stage 4 breast cancer And she said it was “three years after a five-year shelf life.” But during the interview, the couple said Alan’s cancer was in remission.

of “Dukes of Hazard” Star62, and the “Auto Focus” producer met about eight years ago and got married in July 2019 in Louisiana. people magazine. The couple has collaborated on over 100 songs and several films, including “Poker Run” (2021) and “Tres Leches” (2022).

Alan is survived by Schneider. her daughter, Jessica Ann Doralard; Her parents, Michael and Linda Marino Allan. her brother, Brandi Michael Allan; her grandmother, Doris Curti Marino Alvarado; her daughter-in-law, Carice Schneider; and her granddaughter Sierra Schneider.

Schneider also has two adult children from a previous marriage, Chasen and Leah Schneider, who were not listed among the survivors in Alan’s obituary.

“From Bruce Lee to Hollywood and vice versa, Alicia was a force to inspire others. She was kind and generous to everyone she met,” Wilbert’s obituary read. .

“She always put herself last. She was very protective of her parents. She was a mama bear who protected all her children. She was a fighter to the end. Alicia will be missed powerfully.” prize.”

This story originally appeared los angeles times.