I knew Jeff Healey was blind...

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I knew Jeff Healey was blind...

Post by PapaMouse »

...but I never knew why. And now, it seems the cancer that took his sight when he was only one year old had finally taken his life 40 years later.

His bandmate Colin Bray was quoted as saying "I don't think any of us thought this was going to happen. We just thought he was going to bounce back as he always does." Healey leaves a wife, a 13-year-old daughter, and a 3-year-old son.

He will be missed.
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It's so sad

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..that he should be taken so young. The most talented always seem to be which I always think about. His guitar playing will be remembered though and his recordings wil make him timeless.
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Re: I was so sad to hear of his passing...

Post by jodlyn »

He's so young and my condolences to his family. I too was surprised to hear how long he was blind, Papa. He was a remarkable talent and will be missed.
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