Granddaughter, William Shatner, NASA remember Leonard Nimoy

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From comedians to politicians, Leonard Nimoy was remembered fondly following news of his death on Friday.

Author: Rebecca Sapakie, Media General National Desk

BEL AIR, Calif. (MEDIA GENERAL) - From family to NASA to actors, everyone is taking to Twitter to mourn the death of the man best-known as Mr. Spock, Leonard Nimoy. Nimoy died at 83 on Friday in his Bel Air home.

His granddaughter, Dani, posted this message to Nimoy's own Twitter account following news of his death.

Leonard Nimoy, Mr. Spock, dies at 83

"Hi all, as you all know, my Grandpa passed away this morning at 8:40 from end-stage chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. He was an extraordinary man, husband, grandfather, brother, actor, author-the list goes on- and friend. Thank you for the warm condolences. May you all LLAP. – Dani"

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And, the tributes kept coming all day long.

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