Gail Zappa


Age: 70

widow of music legend Frank Zappa who was 22 years old when she married the prolific songwriter, musician and head of the band Mothers of Invention, whom the couple had four children (Frank Zappa died of prostate cancer in 1993) and later served as head of the Zappa Family Trust that continued to promote his work, putting out dozens of posthumous albums and licensing his image.

Cause of Death: Lung cancer

Born: January 1, 1945

Died: October 7, 2015

Los Angeles, California