Ricky Lawson dies following brain aneurism at 59
Drummer Ricky Lawson has died at a suburban Los Angeles hospital following a brain aneurism at the age of 59.
He collaborated with musicians including Michael Jackson, Eric Clapton, Phil Collins and Whitney Houston.
Ricky Lawson’s uncle, Paul Riser of Detroit, said Tuesday that Lawson was removed from life support 10 days after the aneurism diagnosis and died around 7 p.m. Monday.
Ricky Lawson was being treated at Long Beach Memorial Medical Center in Long Beach, California, about 25 miles south of Los Angeles.
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