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Rich Cronin Dies At The Age Of 36

The American singer and songwriter, Rich Cronin passed away on the 8th of September. He was the lead singer and primary songwriter for the pop group, Lyte Funky Ones or LFO.


The Irish and Sweden singer suffered from constant headaches and was later diagnosed with 'myelogenous leukemia'. He was given chemotherapy in Boston and in 2006 he started his own foundation called, 'Rich Cronin Hope Foundation' for Leukemia patients. This foundation was started to create awareness about this deadly disease and to also educate people about the urgent need for donating blood and bone marrow.

In the year 2010, Rich Cronin's condition worsened and was admitted at the Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital. On the afternoon of September 8th, the 36 year old, Rich Cronin lost his life in the hospital after he suffered from a stroke.

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Story first published: Wednesday, September 15, 2010, 10:42 [IST]
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