Famed Singer, Actor & ‘70s Heartthrob, David Cassidy, Is Dead At Age 67

Famed Singer, Actor & ‘70s Heartthrob. David Cassidy, Is Dead At Age 67

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David Cassidy was recently taken to a Fort Lauderdale, Florida hospital where he succumbed to failure of his organs. He was 67.

As a kid, The Partridge Family was a beloved show, which showcased the musical talents and acting sensibilities of Keith Partridge and his traveling family of musicians. Keith, played by singer, actor and ‘70s heartthrob, David Cassidy had bigger fan club than Elvis Presley—and better hair, too.

Sadly, in a statement made Tuesday night (Nov. 21), David Cassidy died of organ failure, a few days after being hospitalized in critical condition. “On behalf of the entire Cassidy family, it is with great sadness that we announce the passing of our father, our uncle, and our dear brother, David Cassidy,” Cassidy’s longtime publicist, JoAnn Geffen said in a statement. “David died surrounded by those he loved, with joy in his heart and free from the pain that had gripped him for so long. Thank you for the abundance of support you have shown him these many years.” Continue reading