When did Garcia die?
August 9, 1995
Jerry Garcia/Date of death
The guitarist passed away on August 9, 1995 from a heart attack at a drug treatment center in Marin County. Garcia was 53 years old at the time of his death. The Grateful Dead band that he founded came during the counterculture era of the 1960s.
What day of the week did Jerry Garcia died?
The Grateful Dead’s iconic guitarist, singer and songwriter soared and plunged; his music still resonates. It was 25 years ago Sunday — Aug. 9, 1995 — that Jerry Garcia passed away in a Marin County drug treatment center.
What was the last song Jerry Garcia played with the Grateful Dead?
So Many Roads
Watch The Emotional ‘So Many Roads’ From The Grateful Dead’s Final Performance.
Who attended Jerry Garcia’s funeral?
Bob Dylan, Ken Kesey, Bruce Hornsby and basketball great Bill Walton were among the mourners. Kesey and Grateful Dead lyricist Robert Hunter were among those who spoke at the 90-minute service, said band publicist Dennis McNally, who handed out portions of Hunter’s eulogy.
What happened to Jerry Garcias remains?
A public memorial took place on days later at San Francisco’s Golden Gate Park’s Polo Fields. The remaining half of Garcia’s ashes were later sprinkled under the Golden Gate Bridge in San Francisco Bay, “in accordance with his expressed wishes,” as Annabelle stated.
Who was the love of Jerry Garcia’s life?
Garcia was married three times and had several other romantic relationships, but the sole love interest in the film is Barbara “Brigid” Meier, an erstwhile teenage model who was his girlfriend in the early ’60s, buying him his first guitar.
Who inherited Jerry Garcia’s estate?
Jerry Garcia left a simple will, executed May 12, 1994, that left most of his estate to his wife, Deborah Koons Garcia and his four daughters, all from previous relationships.