Now in paperback from actress Amy Yasbeck, an honest and loving celebration of the life of her beloved late husband John Ritter, revealing the effect his untimely death had on her family and his fans and sharing the universal experience of coping with the grief of losing a loved one.
Best known for his role of Jack Tripper in the sitcom Three’s Company, Ritter was beloved for entertaining millions through his many television and movie appearances. On September 11, 2003, actor John Ritter fatally collapsed on the set of his sitcom 8 Simple Rules for Dating My Teenage Daughter. The cause of his death: an aortic aneurysm, stemming from a previously undiagnosed congenital heart defect. That day the world lost a uniquely gifted actor, but for Amy Yasbeck, the loss was far greater: she lost her husband, her partner, and the father of her daughter.
In this inspiring and enlightening memoir, Yasbeck reveals how she dealt with the loss and shock of losing John so unexpectedly. It is both a moving portrait of her husband, and an extremely relatable examination of the painful process of grieving. Enduring her grief with poise and patience, she is dedicated to preserving his name and With Love and Laughter, John Ritter is a wonderful and touching tribute to a man adored by the public and cherished by friends and family.