“Hamilton” star Miguel Cervantes and his wife, Kelly, announced the death of their 3-year-old daughter Adelaide who died over the weekend. In a statement the family said: “The Cervantes family is heartbroken to announce that their baby girl Adelaide Grace passed early Saturday morning. She was held in the loving arms of her family as she peacefully achieved the “calm” for which they’ve been searching for so long.”
According to Kelly’s blog, Adelaide was diagnosed with epilepsy at seven months and later, infantile spasms, a severe form of childhood epilepsy. Cervantes shared his wife’s posting about the loss of their daughter on his official Instagram account with the caption “The machines are off. Her bed is empty. The quiet is deafening. Adelaide left us early Saturday. She went peacefully in her mother’s arms, surrounded by love. Finally, she is free from pain + seizures but leaves our hearts shattered. We love you so much Adelaideybug and forever after.”
The family said details for a celebration of Adelaide’s life would be forthcoming and they asked for their privacy to respected during this difficult time.