Sandra Bullock's longtime partner dies at 57

According to information shared by his family, Bryan Randall's three-year fight with ALS ended quietly on August 5

Bryan made the decision early on to keep his ALS journey private, and those of us who cared for him tried our best to comply with his wishes.

Bullock, 59, first worked with model-turned-photographer Randall in January 2015 when he documented the birth of her son Louis

Three years of solitary and valiant battle against ALS were Bryan Randall's to endure. Despite the difficulties, he made the strong and brave decision to keep his illness-related experiences secret.

depth of his family's love and support is highlighted by their thanks to the medical community and their request for privacy during this trying time.

Bryan Randall had a diverse range of artistic endeavors prior to meeting Sandra Bullock. He was a popular model in his formative years, combining seriousness and fun.

He worked as a Los Angeles-based photographer and was known for his skill in capturing the soul of kids and the beauty of natural settings.