WHAT WE KNOW
- David Cassidy, actor, musician and pop culture icon best known for his role on The Partridge Family has died as a result of complications from dementia. He was 67.
His publicist JoAnn Geffen confirmed his death, with a statement from his family -
“On behalf of the entire Cassidy family, it is with great sadness that we announce the passing of our father, our uncle, and our dear brother, David Cassidy. David died surrounded by those he loved, with joy in his heart and free from the pain that had gripped him for so long. Thank you for the abundance and support you have shown him these many years.”
- Cassidy had been hospitalized for several days with organ failure. Cassidy announced his diagnosis with dementia in early 2017.