guitarist for the classic rock band REO Speedwagon who was a member of
the band when it released its self-titled debut album in 1971 and
stayed until 1989, but who also co-wrote some of the group's songs
including Take It on the Run, which became a Top 5 pop hit on the Billboard charts and who released a solo album entitled Only the Strong Survive in 1992.
Cause of Death: Undisclosed causes
Born: October 18, 1949
Died: September 13, 2015
Location: Bloomington, Illinois