Eagles Guitarist, Glenn Frey, Dies at 67
Glenn Frey, Eagles co-founder and guitarist has died at the age of 67, according to TMZ.
Reports indicate that Frey's condition took a "turn for the worse" after battling intestinal issues that resulted in a major surgery in November. He passed away in New York City on Monday from complications from rheumatoid arthritis, colitis and pneumonia.
"Words can neither describe our sorrow, nor our love and respect for all that he has given to us." - statement from family and fellow band members
The Eagles performed in Sioux Falls in June 2015 as the History of the Eagles Tour thrilled audiences across the nation.
Glenn fought a courageous battle for the past several weeks but, sadly, succumbed to complications from Rheumatoid Arthritis, Acute Ulcerative Colitis and Pneumonia. The Frey family would like to thank everyone who joined Glenn to fight this fight and hoped and prayed for his recovery. Words can neither describe our sorrow, nor our love and respect for all that he has given to us, his family, the music community & millions of fans worldwide. - Glenn Frey's website
In remembrance, the Eagles posted the lyrics to “It’s Your World Now” which was written by Glenn Frey and Jack Tempchin on the Eagles’ Long Road Out of Eden album on Eagles.com