Our condolences go out to The Boss and his family. A cousin died tragically in his hotel room, prompting the singer to cancel his show in Kansas City last night. Details of the death have not been released.
Boyzone used to be the big thing in the pop music scene, and they stirred more than enough controversy when member Stephen Gately announced that he was gay. About 10 years later, he makes the headlines again, but this time in a tragic sense. He passed away in Mallorca, Spain; the reasons are unknown.
Patrick Swayze’s remains have been cremated, according to his death certificate. His family has been silent as to plans for his funeral but the town where Dirty Dancing was filmed is planning its own memorial service. It is open to everyone, although donations to the Pancreatic Cancer Action Network is being requested.
Mary Travers of the trio Peter, Paul, and Mary has passed away at 72. The group is best known for hits such as Lemon Tree, Puff the Magic Dragon, and Leaving on a Jet Plane. They were also responsible for helping other major artists become popular, including Bob Dylan.
Another Hollywood icon has left us. Actor Patrick Swayze has been battling pancreatic cancer for quite some time now, and he has been holding up so well. Despite the issues related to the disease, he tried to continue working and living his life. On Monday, the star of such movies as Ghost and Dirty Dancing passed away with his family by his side. Patrick Swayze was 57.