*Gary Coleman’s former agent Victor Perillo says he is organizing a Farewell Tribute for the late actor that will include celebrities and other individuals who have worked closely with Gary throughout his career.

“My intentions are to create a dignified event fitting to Gary’s legacy and to recognize him for his charitable contributions,” Perillo said in a statement released Thursday. “Gary was an international star loved by the world heralded as one of the finest child actors of our time. He should be honored by industry professionals, producers, executives, government officials, etc.”

Perillo said he hopes to announce a date and location in the next few days. His plan is to hold the event in the next few weeks.

For updates follow Perillo via Twitter: http://twitter.com/GColemanTruth