Fans of the legendary actor and comedian Robin Williams, who died Monday, turned a bench where Williams and Matt Damon shared a scene in the classic Boston movie “Good Will Hunting’’ into a makeshift memorial Monday night, leaving flowers and writing quotes from the film on the ground.
A petition has been created to place a bronze statue of Williams seated at the iconic bench.
An Imgur user uploaded an image of the bench on Monday night:
On Tuesday, people continued to add messages near the bench.
Dozens of people remembering Robin Williams in chalk at the famous Good Will Hunting bench in Boston's Public Garden. pic.twitter.com/poGQMeHpkf— Andrea Shea (@asheaarts) August 12, 2014
The Boston Public Garden bench, of course, was the setting of this famous scene from the Oscar-winning 1997 film: