American rock band, Frehley’s Comet Guitarist and singer, JOHN REGAN has died at the age of 71. No cause of death has been revealed.
Regan’s wife, Cathy Merring-Regan, shared the news via Facebook: “It is with the greatest sorrow and sadness that I let you all know John passed away this afternoon [April 7]. So many people have posted messages of love and condolences on his phone.
“I am trying to figure out how to post on any of his fb pages,” the statement continued. “I appreciate all of your thoughts and prayers. One of his favorite quotes was ‘All that you can take with you is that which you’ve given away.’ From reading your messages, I know he gave much away and so much love was sent to him. He passed suddenly, but that was his wish. I had heard him over the past few weeks having lengthy conversations with many of you and you brought such joy to him. Thank you all for your heartfelt messages.”
Best known as a member of ex-Kiss guitarist Ace Frehley’s band Frehley’s Comet from 1984 to 1990 and recorded and performed with Peter Frampton from 1979 to 2011. Also, he recorded with John Waite, The Rolling Stones, Stephen Stills, Dave Edmunds, Robin Trower, Scandal, Billy Idol, David Bowie, and David Lee Roth.
Frehley’s Comet Guitarist, JOHN REGAN Died At 71