Donna Summer dead at 63: Celebrity reactions

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5 of 17: Darius McCrary, who played Eddie Winslow on the 1990s comedy series 'Family Matters,' made this statement to OnTheRedCarpet.com after Donna Summer's death: 'I am very saddened to hear about the passing of Donna Summers. She was an incredibly talented entertainer with a beautiful soul. I am grateful to have had the opportunity to work with her as it was an honor and a pleasure to have done so. She was so full of life and always had great energy. She was truly a joy to be around - I will miss her, RIP Donna Summers!'

The Grammy-winning singer guest starred on the 1990s comedy series as Steve Urkel's Aunt Oona from Altoona.

(Pictured: Mekhi Phiferl (left) and Darius McCrary (right), Jaleel White's former 'Family Matters' co-star, watch White dance on week five of 'Dancing With The Stars,' which aired on April 16, 2012.) ( Photo / ABC)