Glee Cast and Crew Remember Cory Monteith via Twitter (VIDEO)

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It’s the one year anniversary of the passing of Glee star, Cory Monteith. On July 13, 2013, the actor was found dead in a Vancouver hotel room. Later, an autopsy revealed that his death was caused by a toxic mixture of heroin and alcohol.

The 31 year old had spent his life battling demons, and unfortunately they eventually got the best of him. However, his friends and fans are choosing to remember the positive aspects of the legacy he left, no matter how brief. Cory was a fine actor, the heart and soul of Glee, and by all accounts a total mensch.

Here’s a roundup of tweets from some of the folks who knew Cory best–the cast and crew of Glee. Lea Michele, not only played his girlfriend on the show, but was also his partner in real life. It’s got to be an especially tough day for her.

Make sure to watch Cory’s very first behind the scenes video, posted at the bottom of the page. It was shot during the filming of the pilot in the fall of 2008, in a hopeful, more innocent time.

Lea Michele, cast member – plays Rachel Berry and was Cory’s girlfriend on and off screen.

Ryan Murphy – Glee showrunner

Matthew Morrison – Cast member – plays Mr. Schuster

Darren Criss – Cast member – plays Blaine Anderson

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Dianna Agron – Cast member – plays Quinn Fabray

Jenna Ushkowitz – Cast member – plays Tina Cohen Chang

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Kevin McHale – Cast member – plays Artie Abrams

Harry Shum, Jr. – Cast Member – plays Mike Chang

Ashley Fink – Cast member – played Lauren Zizes in Season 2

Mark Salling – Cast member – plays Puck

Dot Marie-Jones – Cast Member – plays Coach Beist

Alex Anders – Glee music producer

Brooke Lipton – Glee Choreographer

Brad Ellis – Glee Cast (Piano Player) and music producer

Kalana Falana – FOX promo – Directs many of Glee’s BTS videos

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