Robin Williams’ widow Susan Schneider Williams appeared onToday to discuss losing “the great love I’ve ever known.” She is promoting a new documentary,Robin’s Wish, which follows his battle with Lewy body dementia, a brain disease that affects a person’s thinking and movement. It led to his death by suicide at 63 in August of 2014. She recalls the doctor advising Robin and Susan to sleep separately in a bid to help his insomnia. "He said to me, 'Does this mean we're separated?'" she recalled of spending nights separately, per doctor's orders. "That was a really shocking moment. When your best friend, your partner, your love — you realize that there's a giant chasm somewhere, and you can't see where it is but that's just not based in reality. That was a hard moment."Robin’s Wish is available on demand.
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