Alexis Arquette, Patricia Arquette

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Patricia Arquette has one uplifting wish as she mourns the death of her sister Alexis Arquette

After Alexis passed away from a heart attack linked to a recent bacterial infection and longtime battle with HIV, her famous sibling took to social media to honor her memory.

"To My first best friend - Cosmic Dancer," Patricia tweeted at the time. "Breaking through the veil singing StarMan." 

Two weeks after losing her "first best friend," the Boyhood star logged onto Twitter again to share yet another positive thought about her late sibling. "If there is reincarnation I pray to God that you come back Lex into a family that loves you as much as we do," she tweeted. 

A painting by #AlexisArquette of our mom-

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The actress also expressed her gratitude for all who had rallied behind Alexis and the Arquette clan during their difficult time. "Thank you all for your condolences and words of support and prayers for our family," she added. 

After Alexis' death, Patricia also penned a lengthy joint statement on behalf of her well-known family, consistently emphasizing the importance of the family's undying love. 

"We learned what real bravery is through watching her journey of living as a trans woman. We came to discover the one truth — that love is everything," she wrote. "She passed away surrounded by love. We held her and sang her David Bowie's 'Starman' as she punched through the veil to the other side. We washed her body in rose petals and surrounded her with flowers."

"Alexis always had to do everything first. She left before we were ready to let her go. We are all heartbroken that she is no longer with us, but we are grateful for the grace and kindness we were all shown during this difficult time," the statement continued.

"We are comforted by the fact that Alexis came into our family and was our brother and then our sister, and that she gave us so much love. We will love you always, Alexis. We know we were the lucky ones."

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