(Dec. 31, 1943 - June 23, 2010)
Pete Quaife, the original bassist in the Kinks who played with the British Invasion band from their formation in 1961 through 1969, has died. He had been undergoing kidney dialysis for over a decade.
When he was diagnosed with renal failure in 1998, he began drawing cartoons about his experience undergoing dialysis treatment.
Read Dave Davies' statement from his web site.