Spencer Dryen




Age: 66


Summary: drummer for the Jefferson Airplane in the rock band's glory years including the Woodstock festival who some say often used his romantic relationship with the group's singer Grace Slick to exert more influence in the band, but who was inducted with the band into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 1996 and later played for the Grateful Dead's sideline country rock band New Riders of the Purple Sage, as well as for the Bay-area group of psychedelic rock veterans called the Dinosaurs.



Cause of Death: Stomach cancer


Born: April 7, 1938


Died: January 10, 2005


Location: Petaluma, California