Modest Mouse drummer Jeremiah Green died less than a week after announcing his mother was diagnosed with stage 4 cancer. he was 45 years old.
The rock band confirmed the percussionist’s death on Saturday and released a loving statement shared on social media.
Green’s mother, Carol Namatame, said on Facebook that the musician “lost a valiant battle with cancer on December 31st.”
“I don’t know how to ease this,” read Modest Mouse’s statement. “Today we lost our dear friend Jeremiah. He lay down to rest and just faded away. Thank you for all the love you give, get, have given and will get, above all Jeremiah was about love, we love you .”
Namatame wrote on Facebook:
“Jeremiah has been a light to so many,” she continued in her statement. Life and other details will be announced soon.To Jeremiah’s loved ones, we ask for your continued prayers and support.”
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