"The entire Glee family and I are deeply saddened by this tragedy. Cory was and always will be a part of my own family and a good friend. He was a special part of this world and will forever be missed. My heart goes out to Cory's family and Lea (Michele)." Actress/singer Naya Rivera adds her personal tribute to Cory Monteith after her Glee co-star was found dead in a Vancouver, Canada hotel over the weekend (13Jul13).