Willy Wonka corn maze an amazing tribute to Gene Wilder

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Tributes to Gene Wilder, who died this past Sunday, are all over social media, but someone in England took it a step further.

York Maze in England shared a Facebook photo of their corn maze featuring a design of Wilder in his iconic role as Willy Wonka. They actually cut the design back in July and it lasts until Sept. 5.

"We are so sad to hear of the passing of Gene Wilder, the original and only Willy Wonka," the post reads. "You will live forever more in our hearts, and for another 7 days in our corn!!"

According to The Telegraph, farmer Tom Pearcy said he designed the maze earlier this summer to mark what would have been the 100th birthday of children's author Roald Dahl, who wrote "Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory."

“Roald Dahl’s stories speak to the child in us all and are loved by children, parents and grandparents. Throughout 2016, there will be celebrations for Roald Dahl 100 around the UK but I wanted to pay my own special phizz-whizzing tribute to the amazing storyteller,” Pearcy told the Telegraph, adding that Willy Wonka is his favorite Dahl character.

Wilder died of complications from Alzheimer's disease. He was 83 years old.

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