Alan passed away Tuesday, Dec. 13, a publicist for his son, Robin Thicke, confirmed to PEOPLE

By Natalie Stone
Updated December 14, 2016 10:07 AM
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Two days before her husband Alan Thicke passed away at the age of 69, Tanya Thicke shared a sweet photo of the couple on Instagram.

“I’ve got the cutest designated driver EVER!!!” Tanya captioned a photo of herself looking adoringly at her husband while sitting in a car.

“JP & @eloisedejoria sure know how to throw a party! Thx you for having us. #friendsforever #patron #family,” Tanya continued.

Days earlier, Tanya. who married Alan on May 7, 2005 in Cabo San Lucas, shared a throwback photo of herself with her husband and stepson Carter Thicke. “When you’re just trying to get that perfect Xmas card pic! #2010 #tbt,” she captioned the Christmas-themed photo from 2010.

The couple wed just one month after they announced their engagement in April 2005. “I’ll be on my third honeymoon, so I’m more of an authority than I care to be,” Thicke quipped in a statement about his engagement to his longtime model girlfriend.

The Growing Pains actor gushed about his wife in an April 2014 interview with PEOPLE: “My wife who is a wonderful yin and yang personality – hot and cold – I call her the sexy, loveable tornado is completely fascination and out of control and very sexy.”

On Tuesday, Dec. 13, Alan passed away at the age of 69, a publicist for his son Robin Thicke confirmed to PEOPLE. The veteran actor is survived by his wife, Tanya, and his three sons: Robin, Carter and Brennan.