Sandy West

 

 

Age: 47

 

Summary: rock drummer whose ferocious drumming fueled the influential all-female 1970's rock band the Runaways whom she co-founded with Joan Jett, but who continued to perform as a singer, guitarist, and drummer with the Sandy West Band after the band's breakup in 1979.

 

 

Cause of Death: Lung cancer

 

Born: July 10, 1959

 

Died: October 21, 2006

 

Location: San Dimas, California