Grandaddy bassist Kevin Garcia has died, the band revealed on Fb. He was 41. The band explained Garcia endured a “massive stroke” on Monday, which, in accordance to a GoFundMe web page set up for his clinical costs, health professionals explained as catastrophic. He died from the outcomes of the stroke previously currently. “We ended up all in a position to say goodbye to him and he was surrounded by his closest buddies and relatives here in Modesto,” the band wrote. “He was an real angel. He navigated lifetime with a grace, a generosity and a kindness that was completely exclusive. And contagious. He is cherished so deeply by so many.”
Garcia was a founding member of Grandaddy. They produced their debut album Underneath the Western Freeway in 1997. They adopted that up with 2000’s The Sophtware Slump, 2003’s Sumday, and 2006’s Just Like the Fambly Cat. They split up in 2006, and a few years afterwards, returned for a collection of reunion live shows. After a 10-12 months hiatus, Grandaddy returned in March with a new album, Past Put, which highlighted Garcia. The band have a tour scheduled from May seven by means of June. The band have requested that people contribute to the GoFundMe to assist with Garcia’s family’s coming expenditures.