The Tragically Hip Frontman Gord Downie Passes Away At 53

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Even yet The Tragically Hip frontman Gord Downie announced in May of final year that he had been diagnosed with depot mind cancer, it doesn’t make it any easier to announce that a 53 year aged thespian upheld divided final night.

The news was pennyless this morning when a rope done a matter on their website saying that Downie had upheld divided with “with his dear children and family tighten by.”

After a thespian had been diagnosed with glioblastoma, a form of mind cancer, a rope announced that they would be going on one final cross-Canada tour, with a final uncover airing live on CBC from their hometown of Kingston, Ontario. Afterwards Downie spent a residue of his life lifting supports for mind cancer research, as good as fighting for a rights of Canada’s Indigenous Peoples.

The Tragically Hip has been famous as Canada’s favourite stone rope ever given a 1990s, when they expelled songs such as Ahead By A Century, New Orleans Is Sinking and Courage (For Hugh MacLennan). The finish content of a matter on a Hip’s website can be review below. 

Last night Gord sensitively upheld divided with his dear children and family tighten by.

Gord knew this day was entrance – his response was to spend this changed time as he always had – creation music, creation memories and expressing low thankfulness to his family and friends for a life good lived, mostly sealing it with a kiss… on a lips.

Gord pronounced he had lived many lives. As a musician, he lived “the life” for over 30 years, propitious to do many of it with his high propagandize buddies. At home, he worked only as tirelessly during being a good father, son, brother, father and friend. No one worked harder on each partial of their life than Gord. No one.

We would like to appreciate all a kind folks during KGH and Sunnybrook, Gord’s bandmates, government team, friends and fans. Thank we for all a assistance and support over a past dual years.

Thank we everybody for all a respect, indebtedness and adore we have given Gord via a years – those proposal offerings overwhelmed his heart and he takes them with him now as he walks among a stars.

Love we perpetually Gord.

The Downie Family

Photo: Moyia Misner-Pellow on Wikipedia