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"He looked so good, so healthy," says the head of a charity supported by the actor
Stardom "was something he never quite knew how to handle," says a source
"He said, 'I was a troubled youth,' " a director recalls after the actor was found dead
The actor's death appears to be a "most tragic accident," the coroner says
"Have no words," writes costar Dot-Marie Jones; "Can't speak," says Kaley Cuoco
The Glee star "had an open-faced quality that revealed ... whatever emotion he was feeling at the moment," PEOPLE critic Tom Gliatto says
The Glee star was found dead at Vancouver's Fairmont Pacific Rim hotel Saturday
"They were happy," a source tells PEOPLE of the couple at the time of the actor's shocking death
"He deserved a long life," Mike O'Malley tells PEOPLE of Monteith. "His death has rocked all of us"
"He didn't choose to die," Lovato tells PEOPLE. "It was the disease. It can creep up on you at any moment"
The Glee star offered a fan some good advice just days before his death
"I don't think he left one day unlived," the actress says of her late Glee costar
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The show's stars are accustomed to working hard – and letting loose after-hours
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