"Dad, you've had an incredible life and I'm so proud to say you're my dad, when you're in paradise, I'll kill the crowds night after night and I'll perpetuate your legacy," tweeted Pauly Shore.
Sammy Shore's career, which has lasted for nearly seven years, is marked by the openings of the Elvis Presley and Tony Bennett poster heads, and by his co-founding of The Comedy Store, one of the clubs the most prestigious in the history of comedy.
During the 1970s and 1980s, the Los Angeles club shone with such artists as David Letterman, Jay Leno, Robin Williams, Jerry Seinfeld, Richard Pryor, Garry Shandling and Roseanne Barr. The holy grail of comics was to transform a Comedy Store show into an appearance in "The Tonight Show" with Johnny Carson.
"Words can not express how much we miss his comic gift, friendship, and benevolence, the brilliant light he shone and the laughter he has brought to the lives of all those who are in the world." He's touched will never falter, "read the Facebook page of The Comedy Store.
Shore is survived by his wife, Suzanne Dennie Shore, his four children and two grandchildren, according to the publication on Facebook.