Luke Perry's fiancé broke her silence after the actor's death.
Wendy Madison Bauer was in a relationship with the Beverly Hills, 90210 star for nearly 12 years, but the couple maintained their romantic relationship.
"I want to thank everyone for the outpouring of love and support," the 44-year-old farmer told People on Saturday. "The countless heartwarming stories of Luke's generosity and kindness were a great source of comfort in this difficult time."
"The last 11½ years with Luke were the happiest years of my life, and I'm grateful I had that Time with him. I also want to thank his children, family and friends for their love and support, "Bauer continued. "We have found comfort in the knowledge that our lives have been touched by an extraordinary person. He will be missed very much.
If Perry and Bauer had tied the knot, she would have been his second wife. The "Riverdale" star was divorced in 2003 from his first wife, Rachel "Minnie" Sharp, amicably.
He and Sharp share son Jack (21
He was 52 years old.