Bob Saget’s widow Kelly Rizzo spearheads late husband’s passion fundraiser Cool Comedy, Hot Cuisine… eight months after tragic death  

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In honor of his beloved sister, Bob Saget was the driving force behind the Scleroderma Research Foundation’s annual star-studded fundraiser for three decades.

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But in the wake of the famed comedian’s sudden and tragic death in January, this year’s cool comedy, Hot Cuisine event was turned into a special tribute to Saget.

Some of the world’s top comedians and musicians, all of whom were happy to call the former Full House star their friend, took to the stage to help raise money for the Scleroderma Research Foundation, a nonprofit in their quest to find one. Funds research. The cure, something that was near and dear to Saget’s heart.

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His beloved widow, Kelly Rizzo, stepped in to continue the legacy he had built with the fundraiser, while late-night host Jimmy Kimmel, comedian Jeff Ross and musician John Mayer served as hosts of the festival.

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Keeping her legacy alive: Kelly Rizzo, 43, the widow of Bob Saget, helps her late husband’s annual fundraising effort-cool comedy, Hot Cuisine, which was turned into a tribute to the comedian in Los Angeles on Wednesday.

Greeting all the celebrities and supporters in person, 43-year-old Rizzo looked beautiful in a form-fitting brown gown that hugged her toned figure.

The eye-catching number was completed with one sleeve and a slit on the right, allowing her to flaunt her right leg at a moment’s notice, along with her black strappy heels.

She kept accessories to a minimum, wearing only a bracelet, dangling earrings and her wedding ring,

Completing her overall look, Rizzo styled her platinum blonde hair about shoulder length, long and straight with a parting to the right, while for contrast she pulled her hair right behind her ear. .

Glowing: Rizzo, 43, looked gorgeous in a form-fitting brown gown that embraced her toned figure

Glowing: Rizzo, 43, looked gorgeous in a form-fitting brown gown that embraced her toned figure

Chic: The eye-catching number was completed with one sleeve and a slit on the right, allowing her to flaunt her right leg at a moment's notice, along with her black strappy heels.

Chic: The eye-catching number was completed with one sleeve and a slit on the right, allowing her to flaunt her right leg at a moment’s notice, along with her black strappy heels.

Show of support: One of Saget's closest friends, John Stamos, was on hand for the fundraiser, much like in previous years when Bob served as host

Show of support: One of Saget’s closest friends, John Stamos, was on hand for the fundraiser, much like in previous years when Bob served as host

Family affair: Stamos, 59, attends fundraising event with his wife, Caitlin McHugh

Family affair: Stamos, 59, attends fundraising event with his wife, Caitlin McHugh

Stylin': McHugh, 36, shows off her style in a black floral dress and open-toed heels

Stylin’: McHugh, 36, shows off her style in a black floral dress and open-toed heels

Bittersweet: The event was sweet for Stamos, who has been sharing how much he misses his dear friend since his tragic passing in January.

Bittersweet: The event was sweet for Stamos, who has been sharing how much he misses his dear friend since his tragic passing in January.

Beaming: The former Full House star has displayed her infectious smile multiple times on the red carpet

Beaming: The former Full House star has displayed her infectious smile multiple times on the red carpet

Beaming: Stamos and McHugh show off their chemistry in various poses

Beaming: Stamos and McHugh show off their chemistry in various poses

As in years past for the fundraiser, Full House co-star John Stamos, one of Saget’s closest friends, arrived with his wife, Caitlin McHugh.

The 59-year-old actor flaunted his trademark smile at times in an all-black three-piece suit, while McHugh, 36, stunned in a black floral dress that featured hints of white, pinkish red, baby blue, burgundy and more. ,

After posing with his wife of more than four years, Stamos shared the red carpet spotlight with Rizzo, and McHugh eventually made his way to the front of the line of photographers for a few more photos.

Team: Rizzo and event host Jeff Ross, joined on the red carpet by John Mayer and Jimmy Kimmel, as well as Susan Feniger, a member of SRF's founding board.

Team: Rizzo and event host Jeff Ross, joined on the red carpet by John Mayer and Jimmy Kimmel, as well as Susan Feniger, a member of SRF’s founding board.

Jam Master: Blues Guitar Master John Mayer met with Rizzo for some photos before jamming on stage for the audience

Jam Master: Blues Guitar Master John Mayer met with Rizzo for some photos before jamming on stage for the audience

Hansom: Meyer, one of Saget's good friends, looked sharp in a dark blue suit and tie

Hansom: Meyer, one of Saget’s good friends, looked sharp in a dark blue suit and tie

Leading the event: Mayer served as one of the co-hosts on stage for the event

Leading the event: Mayer served as one of the co-hosts on stage for the event

The 44-year-old Meyer, who was one of Saget’s good friends, came to the breakthrough in a dark blue suit, which he matched with a white dress shirt and a gray tie.

He’ll also make a point of spending…

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