July 8 marked the first anniversary of Naya Rivera’s tragic death. Her family and friends remembered her this year and shared their thoughts through social media. Rivera had an extensive career in television and singing, but her biggest role was as Santana Lopez, a lesbian cheerleader of Glee.
Rivera went missing on July 8 last year on California’s Lake Piru, while boating with her son, Josey Hollis Dorsey. Dorsey, now 5 years old, was later found alive while Rivera’s body was found five days later. Investigators determined that she accidentally drowned.