Tag: Cancer

In Memoriam: Robin Gibb Dead at 62 (1949 – 2012)

Robin Gibb, one-third of the Bee Gees, died Sunday after a long battle with cancer, his spokesperson has confirmed via a statement. Gibb was 62 years old.

“The family of Robin Gibb, of the Bee Gees, announce with great sadness that Robin passed away today following his long battle with cancer and intestinal surgery,” reads the statement. “The family have asked that their privacy is respected at this very difficult time.”

Two years ago, Gibb battled colon and liver cancer, but despite making what he called a “spectacular recovery,” a secondary tumor recently developed, complicated by a case of pneumonia.

Read more: http://www.rollingstone.com/music/news/robin-gibb-bee-gees-co-founder-dead-at-62-20120520#ixzz1vS8eNq9K

In Memoriam: Donna Summer Dead at 63 (1948 – 2012)

We should all get up and do a dance in her honor.

TMZ reports that the Queen of Disco – Donna Summer – died this morning in Florida at age 63 following a battle with breast cancer.

Summer was a 5-time Grammy winner who shot to superstardom in the ’70s with iconic hits including Last Dance, Hot Stuff and Bad Girls.

She is survived by her husband, three daughters, and four grandchildren.

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