Mike Porcaro


Age: 59

Summary: longtime bassist for the Grammy-winning U.S. rock band Toto that was formed in California in the late 1970's and is best known for such hits as Hold the Line, Rosanna, and Africa and also won a best-album Grammy in 1982 for Toto IV, but who left the band in 2007 and had recently been diagnosed with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (or Lou Gehrig's disease).

Cause of Death: Complications from ALS

Born: May 29, 1955

Died: March 15, 2015

Los Angeles, California