Adan Canto’s wife Stephanie pays tribute to the late Designated Survivor actor after his death from appendiceal cancer at just 42: ‘Forever my treasure’

The late actor Adan Canto was remembered by his wife Stephanie Ann Canto in an instagram post shared Tuesday.

The grieving widow shared an excerpt from the Book of Matthew from the Bible’s New Testament.

She paid tribute to the fallen actor after his death on Monday from appendiceal cancer, a rare condition that has has had a surprising increase in cases in the past two decades.

Canto was best known for roles in X-Men: Days Of Future Past and the series Designated Survivor, and his costars Halle Berry and Kiefer Sutherland both paid tribute to him on social media after news of his death broke.

‘Do not lay up for yourselves treasures on earth, where moth and rust destroy and where thieves break in and steal; but lay up for yourselves treasures in heaven, where neither moth nor rust destroys and where thieves do not break in and steal. For where your treasure is, there your heart will be also,’ Stephanie quoted from Matthew 6:19-21.

The actor Adan Canto, who died Monday at 42 from appendiceal cancer, was remembered on Tuesday by his wife Stephanie Ann Canto

‘Forever my treasure Adan,’ she concluded her post on a more personal note. ‘See you soon.’

Canto’s death on Monday came as a surprise, as the Mexican actor had kept his cancer battle a secret.

He and Stephanie tied the knot in 2017.

The couple shared a son, Roman, three, and a daughter, Eve Josephine, one.

The lovebirds kept their romance in full view on social media with sweet posts to celebrate their anniversaries.

‘It just keeps getting better,’ he wrote on Instagram when the couple celebrated their first wedding anniversary in 2018.

‘So blessed to have found you,’ he wrote to Stephanie. 

In March of 2020, as the novel coronavirus continued spreading across the globe, he shared a sweet photo of himself cradling his wife’s burgeoning midriff ahead of the birth of their first child.

‘I feel immensely humbled and honored to have been given the blessing of Family,’ he wrote at the time. ‘I thank God for allowing my wife and I to have met in such an unlikely place and time. I thank him for her heart, mind and spirit, that remind me daily of the man I strive to be. I thank him for the opportunity to raise a new soul with her, and to shape his mind with a solid foundation of Honor, Love, Strength and Understanding.’

Stephanie shared an excerpt from the Book of Matthew and concluded with a personal note to her late husband: 'Forever my treasure Adan,' she concluded her post on a more personal note. 'See you soon'

Stephanie shared an excerpt from the Book of Matthew and concluded with a personal note to her late husband: ‘Forever my treasure Adan,’ she concluded her post on a more personal note. ‘See you soon’

Adan, who battled his cancer secretly, shared a son, Roman, three, and a daughter, Eve Josephine, one, with his wife

Adan, who battled his cancer secretly, shared a son, Roman, three, and a daughter, Eve Josephine, one, with his wife

He was best best known for his role as Aaron Shore in Designated Survivor. His costar Kiefer Sutherland shard a tribute, as did Halle Berry (pictured with costar Zoe McLellan)

He was best best known for his role as Aaron Shore in Designated Survivor. His costar Kiefer Sutherland shard a tribute, as did Halle Berry (pictured with costar Zoe McLellan) 

But Canto went silent on Instagram after June of 2022.

His final post on social media site was from Father’s Day of that year, in which he shared a sweet photo of himself with his wife and two children.

‘Happy Father’s Day! I’ve been blessed with mine,’ he wrote. 

In a post shared to his page after his death by his family, they loving described him as, ‘A man who never once complained and inspired so many,’ adding, ‘We love you forever Adan.’

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