Glen Campbell

I am saddened by news of the death of an old friend, Glen Campbell. He will be missed.
Glen, in the past decade, has been suffering from the disease that killed my mother and my grandfather, Alzheimer’s/dementia.
Glen was a great musician, guitar player, singer and all-around great guy. May God rest his soul.
David.

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38 Comments

  1. barbara
    Posted August 9, 2017 at 3:04 pm | Permalink

    very saddened to here this lovely singer and musician has passed away, I do remember when he announced retirement from playing live, because of the alzheimers disease he was suffering from, another great entertainer gone, r.i.p

  2. Maria
    Posted August 9, 2017 at 4:21 pm | Permalink

    Glen Campbell was a national treasure. I enjoyed so much your appearance on his show and the medley of songs! Be well, David. 🙂

  3. Posted August 9, 2017 at 7:00 pm | Permalink

    So sorry to heard such sad news… Please, David, take good care of yourself ♥

  4. Margaret Staadt
    Posted August 9, 2017 at 7:00 pm | Permalink

    I’m sorry to hear the news. Glen was a great person and a huge loss, and I hope you find peace.

  5. Posted August 9, 2017 at 7:16 pm | Permalink

    David Cassidy I love you with my whole heart
    and soul! I am so sorry for your loss, Glen Campbell
    was a great man and you have lost a great friend.
    May the rhinestone cowboy Rest In Peace!

  6. Denice Kirth
    Posted August 9, 2017 at 9:17 pm | Permalink

    May Glen Campbell be at peace. Glen was a great singer and I loved the country side of his music, Glen Campbell we will miss you and will always remember you. Prayers for the Campbell family and friends.

  7. Heidi
    Posted August 9, 2017 at 9:26 pm | Permalink

    Sorry to hear the sad news about the passing of Glen Campbell. Thoughts and prayers to his family, friends and fans. He will be missed.

  8. Judy A
    Posted August 9, 2017 at 9:34 pm | Permalink

    Sad news and all of us who have cared for a loved one suffering from dementia know what he and his family have gone through.
    RIP Glen.

  9. Joanne
    Posted August 9, 2017 at 11:40 pm | Permalink

    Dearest David,
    I saw the YouTube video of you with your friend before. He is Home now with his loved ones on the other side. Eventually, he will be talking & singing with your mother and grandfather. It is those who are left behind that mourn. I do so hope you are hanging in there.
    Joanne – PA

  10. Fran Brennan
    Posted August 10, 2017 at 12:03 am | Permalink

    David, I’m so sorry to hear of the passing of your old friend Glen Campbell. The music world and everyone that loved him has lost one of the greats. He will live on through his music. Will miss him. All the best to you David .??

  11. Sandra
    Posted August 10, 2017 at 1:20 am | Permalink

    Dear David

    I’m so sorry for the loss of your friend, Glen Campbell, I always enjoyed his music. I think of his family and friends at this time and also wish you the best David always.

    Sandra
    Sydney, Australia

  12. Linda Hamilton
    Posted August 10, 2017 at 3:14 am | Permalink

    David my deepest sympathy to you and Glenn’s family. Enjoyed his music and always watched his show when it was on. May he rest in peace.

  13. Cindy Davis
    Posted August 10, 2017 at 3:22 am | Permalink

    So sorry for your loss sweet David. Glen is resting with the angels now and is at peace. Such a genius he was! <3
    I always pray for your health and happiness David. Do take good care of yourself. You are so very loved and special XO

  14. Leihsia Chen
    Posted August 10, 2017 at 3:45 am | Permalink

    So sad to hear of Glen Campbell’s passing. My condolences to you, his long time friend. I hope you are staying well. Love, Leihsia

  15. Francesca Jule
    Posted August 10, 2017 at 3:47 am | Permalink

    Love you David.

  16. Kellie Collins in MD
    Posted August 10, 2017 at 5:43 am | Permalink

    it is a very sad thing, what he went through these last years. so scary, too, for him and his loved ones, just as we, and you, David, and your loved ones, are afraid for you. Glen will be greatly missed by many. i pray God gives his loved ones comfort and peace, knowing he’s in a better place now. rip Glen Campbell. we loved you.

    and David Cassidy, we love you, too! and we hope and pray that you continue to have as good health as possible for a long time to come! please take care of yourself, and treat yourself well, for yourself, as well as for all those who love and care about you.

    if you ever asked for help of any kind from any of us, your devoted, loving fans, i hope you sense that we would be willing in a heartbeat! i know i would!

    David you are loved so very, very much, by so many. me included.
    forever. kellie in md

  17. Doreen Walker
    Posted August 10, 2017 at 7:47 am | Permalink

    So sorry to hear this sad news.

    David, Please look after yourself.
    You are loved so very much , take care and love you always

    Doreen
    UK

  18. Sandra Paul
    Posted August 10, 2017 at 11:00 am | Permalink

    Dear David, it was indeed a sad day to learn of Glen’s passing. I grew up with his music as I did yours. The beautiful thing is that Glen’s legacy of music and songs will endure forever. With kindest thoughts to his family, and for you too dear David.
    Love & hugs,
    Sandra, New Zealand

  19. Claire Ronan
    Posted August 10, 2017 at 12:35 pm | Permalink

    I love to re-visit David on ‘The Glen Campbell Show’ in his suede cowboy suit. I also love the footage of Mr Campbell in his white cowboy suit singing ‘Rhinestone Cowboy’ on his beautiful Cremello horse! Uplifting and wonderful.

  20. Kevin Gerhart
    Posted August 10, 2017 at 3:57 pm | Permalink

    Glen Campbell was my first celebrity Idol growing up on a farm in Warren,Indiana.
    Glen had a wonderful voice and the way he made the guitar come to life!
    He had a charm and warm smile and sense of humor!
    Glen never forgot where he came from and what it was like being poor!
    I saw Glen in FT. Wayne,In in person in approx 1970 or 71 when I was 9 or 10
    and also Dec 20th 1998 here in Prescott,Az at the Yavapai College.
    God Bless Glen in Heaven and his family here on earth, and may God bless and watch over you too David! (You and your music has touched me too!)

  21. Sue
    Posted August 11, 2017 at 12:46 am | Permalink

    I enjoyed listening to Glen Campbell songs. Prayers to all who loved him
    May He Rest In Peace.

  22. Ana Coutinho
    Posted August 11, 2017 at 1:51 am | Permalink

    My heart goes out to Glen Campbell´s family, friends and also to you David.
    Thank you for sharing this with us.
    I loved watching his show and enjoy his music very much.
    May he be making those in heaven sing and dance now as he did us. Your music has touched us over the years, is deeply appreciated and loved.
    Take care David and God bless

  23. Georgina
    Posted August 11, 2017 at 3:27 am | Permalink

    Dear David,
    Please don’t feel too pessimistic about the dementia and don’t think it will certainly come to you.
    Nowadays, it can be perfectly controlled by many newly invented medication as long as we can find the syndromes at early stage.

    Since you have mentioned more than once that your mom and grandma both died because of it, your full self-awareness will definitely keep you alert, not missing the best timing to go for a doctor if needed in the very beginning.

    I guess you don’t read Chinese, of course. But I want to share the following website with you.
    It contains some pictures showing how you can prevent dementia by simply spending 2 minutes everyday in doing what those pictures teach . I think the way that many oriental people believe it works is based on traditional Acupuncture theory.

    http://blog.xuite.net/ct0118b/twblog/386905408

    Best wishes to you, David.

    We fans care about you and want you to stay healthy as well as happy because you have brought so much happiness to us !

    LOVE
    Georgina from Taiwan

  24. Margaret Staadt
    Posted August 11, 2017 at 7:09 am | Permalink

    I was born and raised in Wichita, Kansas. I always wondered how Glen came to sing about my hometown in “Wichita Lineman.” People other than pilots and aircraft workers began to hear of Wichita after this song came out. He put us on the map.

    Here it is:

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RKeqXyY-9xA

  25. Sheila Owens
    Posted August 11, 2017 at 12:29 pm | Permalink

    Lovely heartfelt sentiments David. I remember seeing you on his show back in mmm days. You were both great. He truly was a great singer, musician and nice guy. Very courageous man battling against Alzheimers. His music will live on for years to come. Another musical legend has left us. Thoughts and prayers to all his family and friends.

    Please do take care of yourself David there are so many of your loving fans that care so much about you. Do what you love best and be happy. Stay safe and well. Much love is sent your way.

    Happy trails.
    Sheila xx

  26. Åse-Grete Svartefoss
    Posted August 11, 2017 at 6:57 pm | Permalink

    I’m so sorry for the loss of your friend He was a great musician. May he rest in peace.

    Best wishes

  27. Gillian Hull
    Posted August 11, 2017 at 10:20 pm | Permalink

    May he rest in peace. Love to you David xx

  28. Posted August 12, 2017 at 2:42 pm | Permalink

    Hi Denice!
    Received your letter. Just wrote you a letter.
    I mailed it on Saturday August 12th. You
    should be getting it sometime mid week.
    In conclusion I would like to say David Cassidy
    has a big heart. He had made so many friends
    in his life time. And I am sure he loves his fans.
    Love you always David! And here’s to the best
    website on planet earth. David Cassidy fans are
    the best fans ever!

  29. Carmela Maggio
    Posted August 12, 2017 at 4:14 pm | Permalink

    David I am so sorry to hear of your friend Glen Campbell’s passing. He was such a
    talented man and I remember watching his show. My sympathy’s go to to you David
    and to the Campbell family. Thank you for the always keeping everyone updated on
    what’s happening . You are the best!

    Love always,
    Carmela Maggio

  30. Mary Branch
    Posted August 12, 2017 at 5:44 pm | Permalink

    David,
    Please take care of your self.(I am not ready to lose you) My heart will never healed.

    I love you,
    Mary

  31. Theresa Beasley
    Posted August 12, 2017 at 8:24 pm | Permalink

    David

    I love you and please take care of yourself. Your music is helping me through a difficult time in my life.

    Love

    Terry from NYC

  32. Maggie
    Posted August 12, 2017 at 10:57 pm | Permalink

    God bless, may Glen rest in peace.
    David in this time of refection, please know you are loved. Hope you are doing the things that make you happy.
    Love Maggie x

  33. Christine
    Posted August 13, 2017 at 10:43 pm | Permalink

    Dear David,

    I’m sorry you lost one of your dearest friends Glen Campbell, he was a very multi facetted and talented musician, one well sought after in the music business from what I understand. I hope you will keep faith in yourself as you face any health concerns and know how much I and other fans love you. And since I’m in the medical profession just a word to other fans to check out the “Walk to End Alzheimer’s” and you can register at alz.org/walk. to help those fight this disease . So a big bear hug going out to Ya David.

    Love you Babe, Christine

  34. Robyn Smith
    Posted August 17, 2017 at 12:18 am | Permalink

    I am so sorry to hear about Glen Campbell’s passing. He fought a long, hard battle. One of my fondest memories of Glen Campbell was when he had you on his show. You sang together and did a few skits…it was so wonderful! It looked like you both had a great time together. Praying for you and Glen’s family during this time. Praying for you and complete healing. God bless you!

  35. Posted August 19, 2017 at 7:04 pm | Permalink

    Stay Well yourself, David.

    Lots of good thoughts,
    KD

  36. Melissa Martin
    Posted August 24, 2017 at 3:27 am | Permalink

    My heart is broken too David. I was a huge fan of his, we grew up with his music, it was everywhere. I loved you with him on his show. God bless you my dear David, I want you to be okay. <3 love you always so much.

  37. Mary
    Posted November 22, 2017 at 1:28 am | Permalink

    David we are all pulling for you to receive a liver and be well. Thank you for all the
    music you have given us and all the wonderful programs and theater performances
    you have given us. You made my teenage years very special.. Wishing you a speedy recovery…. Mary in Madison WI

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