"Laurel was a child that everybody would dream to have", her grandfather, David Rivlin, told the New York Times. She also created her own short film This is Not a Drill, which screen at the Tribeca Film Festival earlier this year.
On Friday (November 8), Griggs was laid to rest with her entire school, Clinton School, in attendance for her funeral. "Laurel- you had been normally smiling and normally made other people today chuckle".
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"I know the term old soul is overused but it really does apply here", wrote one-time castmate Emily Bergl in a Sunday post on Instagram.
Broadway has dimmed its lights to honour of the young star.
This lovely young lady was part of our Once family. She also appeared in Cafe Society, a romantic comedy starring Steve Carell.
It's absolutely heartbreaking to hear this news, as it seems the young thespian had her whole life ahead of her and was bound for even more greatness someday. The IMDb page says that she was an incredible professional child who respected her crafts and others. "She was a brilliant girl, could run a role and never forget a line, and I never heard a complaint". Everybody in the Once Family is heading to maintain you alive by way of us. R.I.P.
The teenager had been living with her parents and going to public school in Manhattan. "I am eternally grateful to all of you". Griggs' family has requested that anyone wishing to make a donation in her memory consider Broadway Cares, which provides support for people living with HIV/AIDS.