Gracie Ridgeway

 

Age: 48

 

Summary: soul singer and one of the Ridgeway Sisters along with her sisters Esther (d. 2003) and Gloria in the 1980's, in which the trio had worked as background vocalists for many soul/rhythm and blues artists such as Aretha Franklin, Nancy Wilson, Dionne Warwick, Anita Baker, Gene Dunlap, Jerry Butler and Wendy Moten, who had also starred in the 1998 film Blues Brothers 2000.

 

 

Cause of Death: Scleroderma

 

Born: June 16, 1957

 

Died: April 19, 2006

 

Location: Detroit, Michigan