Extra particulars have come out concerning the tragic passing of music legend Jimmy Buffett.
ICYMI, his staff introduced on social media over the weekend that the 76-year-old “peacefully” died on Friday “surrounded by his household, pals, music and canine.” What led to his sudden passing was unknown on the time. Nevertheless, Jimmy had been coping with a mysterious well being subject these previous few years that triggered him to cancel a couple of reveals. Apart from that, no additional particulars got to the general public – till now.
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In keeping with an official obituary on his web site, the 76-year-old Margaritaville singer died following a four-year battle with pores and skin most cancers, particularly Merkel cell carcinoma. Terrible. The assertion learn:
“The beloved singer-songwriter Jimmy Buffett handed away at his residence in Sag Harbor, Lengthy Island on Friday September 1, 2023 surrounded by household and pals. Buffett, 76, had been combating Merkel Cell Pores and skin Most cancers for 4 years. He continued to carry out throughout therapy, enjoying his final present, a shock look in Rhode Island, in early July.”
Heartbreaking. For individuals who don’t know, the Mayo Clinic says Merkel cell carcinoma is a really uncommon pores and skin most cancers that “normally seems as a flesh-colored or bluish-red nodule, usually in your face, head or neck” and grows rapidly, spreading to different components of the physique. As for the way one will get it? The outlet notes that usually “long-term solar publicity or a weak immune system might enhance your danger of growing Merkel cell carcinoma.”
We proceed to ship our love and help to his family and friends as they mourn this loss.
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