Legendary Country Singer, Glen Campbell dies after battle with Alzheimer's disease


Country music legend, Glen Campbell is dead.
He died on Tuesday morning in Nashville at
the age of 81 after a long battle with
Alzheimer's disease.
Confirming his death, a statement read on his
personal website reads, 'It is with the heaviest
of hearts that we announce the passing of our
beloved husband, father, grandfather, and
legendary singer and guitarist, Glen Travis
Campbell, at the age of 81, following his long
and courageous battle with Alzheimer's disease.
In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the
Glen Campbell Memorial Fund at BrightFocus
Foundation through the CareLiving.org donation
His wife, Kim Campbell also shared a
statement that reads, "The family appreciates
your prayers and respect for their privacy at this
During his career that spanned six decades,
Glen sold more than 45 million records. In
fact, he sold more than The Beatles in 1968.
Glen is survived by his wife and their three
children, Cal, Shannon and Ashley; his children
from previous marriages, Debby, Kelli, Travis,
Kane, and Dillon; ten grandchildren, great- and
great-great-grandchildren; sisters Barbara,
Sandra, and Jane; and brothers John Wallace
"Shorty" and Gerald.

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