Author Topic: RIP Robert Hunter, 78  (Read 2248 times)


  • The Core
  • kiloposter
  • *****
  • Posts: 1373
  • Honorary Knight of the Command Line
    • View Profile
RIP Robert Hunter, 78
« on: September 24, 2019, 01:41:20 PM »

Robert Hunter, the poet famous for writing many of the Grateful Dead's best regarded songs, has died at 78.

"It is with great sadness we confirm our beloved Robert passed away yesterday night," Hunterís family said
in a statement released to Rolling Stone.  "He died peacefully at home in his bed, surrounded by love.  His wife
Maureen was by his side holding his hand.  For his fans that have loved and supported him all these years,
take comfort in knowing that his words are all around us, and in that way his is never truly gone.  In this time
of grief please celebrate him the way you all know how, by being together and listening to the music.  Let there
be songs to fill the air."
"Your favorite songs, played beautifully"


  • Administrator
  • Master Poster
  • *****
  • Posts: 9160
    • View Profile
Re: RIP Robert Hunter, 78
« Reply #1 on: October 07, 2019, 12:17:37 PM »
This was such a big loss for me, I don't quite know what to say.  I met him a couple of times, and hope to put some words together.
Don't stand in the way of LOVE!