September 27, 2023

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Jimmy Buffett’s cause of death revealed: The singer was suffering from cancer

Jimmy Buffett’s cause of death revealed: The singer was suffering from cancer

The biography on Jimmy Buffett’s website has been updated to include the musician’s cause of death, confirming that he was diagnosed with Merkel cell carcinoma of the skin.

The “Margaritaville” singer-songwriter battled cancer for four years before passing away on Friday at the age of 76. official obituary He notes that he “continued to perform while in therapy, playing his final show, a surprise appearance in Rhode Island, in early July”.

His website reads: “Jimmy passed away peacefully… surrounded by his family, friends, music and dogs.”

“He lived his life as a song to his last breath and will be missed by many beyond measure.”

Known for performing popular tunes like “Cheeseburger in Paradise” and “It’s Five O’Clock Somewhere,” Buffet has built a lifestyle empire that includes dozens of Margaritaville bars, restaurants, hotels and resorts across the US and abroad.

At least one of those destinations — the Margaritaville resort in Palm Springs — is said to have lowered its flag to half-staff this week in honor of Buffett, according to a report. picture on social media.

“If anyone is curious, the flag will be at half mast in Margaritaville, Palm Springs,” User X @ahasaka Commented on a picture of the lowered American flag by the pool.

Another X user mentioned A minute’s silence was observed in Buffett’s spirit at the Margaritaville Resort in Nassau, Bahamas, on Saturday.

Buffett’s family has asked for donations in his memory to the Singing for Change Foundation, as well as to Brigham and Women’s Hospital and the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, both in Boston, and the MD Anderson Cancer Center, based in Texas.

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