Kristoff's character Neil Winters is being laid to rest this week on the show.
Three months ago, actor Kristoff St. John passed away due to heart failure, which came as a major surprise to everybody in the entertainment world. He was such a vital part of the Young & The Restless and the long-running series will never be the same without him. Many were wondering how the producers would write him out of the show and the answer has arrived with episodes airing this week that will officially say goodbye to Neil Winters.
As reported by CNN, the soap opera will begin to say goodbye to Kristoff's character this week, showing teasers of what fans can expect. The scenes are emotional, heart-shattering, and will bring a tear to your eye if you're a regular viewer of the show. Shemar Moore, who shared a tribute message when his co-star passed, can be seen speaking at Neil Winters' memorial service, raising his hand to the sky and saying that he "doesn't want to think about a world without" Kristoff's character in it. The statements can easily be transferred to real life as St. John had a major impact on all of their lives.
Kristoff St. John has been hailed as a trailblazer for revolutionizing daytime television, diversifying the roles that are available for actors and becoming a true icon in his field. He died at the age of 52.