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The day after the news broke that Robin Williams had died in Tiburon, California, a steady stream of people continued today to stop by the home of one of Williams' iconic characters on Tuesday to bid the actor one final, "Nanu nanu."

Flowers and notes lined the fence outside the home of "Mork & Mindy" at 1619 Pine St. in memory of Williams, who went on from his role as the lovable Ork alien to make his name as a comedian and Oscar-winning actor.

Williams was found dead at the age of 63 at his home Monday, with officials saying the preliminary investigation indicates he died of suicide by asphyxiation, and that he had apparently used a belt to hang himself.

As he looked at the crowd of people gathered outside on Pine Street, Boulder resident Randy Smith said he was devastated when he first heard the news.

"I sobbed," he said. "He made everybody laugh but then could throw you off balance and do something so intense and serious. He was a great actor."

Smith said he still remembers watching crews filming scenes in downtown Boulder for "Mork & Mindy," which aired from 1978 to 1982. In the sitcom, Williams portrayed an alien who settled down in Boulder with Mindy and attempted to learn the ways of Earth.

"I feel like he portrayed Boulder really well," Smith said.

Ron Ruelle of Gunbarrel came to the house and brought a "Mork & Mindy" lunch pail he got 18 years ago when he first moved to Boulder. Even before he moved to Boulder, Ruelle watched the show as a young teen, and said it was another aspect to love, about the city.

"I just thought it was one more fun, weird thing about Boulder," he said. Ruelle added he was glad the city came out to pay tribute to their fictional neighbor.

"I'm really pleased Boulder showed up like this," he said.

Cameron Brooks brought his kids, Amaya, 11, and Malachi, 8, to see the house even though they were too young to remember Williams as Mork.

"We came to do a little pilgrimage, so my kids could see this and pay tribute," Brooks said.

Brooks said he hopes to find a way to show his kids episodes of the classic show. But he said his kids still knew Williams as the voice of Fender, a character in one of their favorite movies, "Robots."

"They don't know him in person, but they know his voice," Brooks said.

For Melissa Lewis, it was Williams voice-work as the Genie in "Aladdin" that she first thought of when she came by the house to pay her respects.

"Growing up as a kid with Aladdin, he's really touched me with his movies since then," Lewis said. "He'll be missed."

Contact Camera Staff Writer Mitchell Byars at 303-473-1329, byarsm@dailycamera.com or twitter.com/mitchellbyars.