Fleetwood Mac Star Brett Tuggle Dies From Cancer Battle As Tributes Pour In

Brett Tuggle, who spent 20 years in Fleetwood Mac as a keyboardist, has died.

The musician, who is also a founding member of the David Lee Roth band from the 1980s, passed away on June 19, from complications related to cancer.

The 70-year-old played with Jimmy Page, John Kay and Rick Springfield across his long career. “God bless his beautiful spirit” Photo by Harmony Gerber/Getty ImagesMORE: Decoding meaning of Drake’s Jimmy Cooks as fans rave about new track

Rick Springfield penned a tribute on Twitter. He wrote: “Our sweet Brett Tuggle made it home tonight. God bless his beautiful spirit.”

His son Matt paid tribute to Rolling Stone, saying: “He was loved by his family so much.

“His family was with him throughout the entire time of his illness. He was a lovely father. He gave me music in my life.”

Tuggle’s journey with Fleetwood Mac began in 1992. He landed a gig with Mick Fleetwood’s side project the Zoo.

He played keyboards on every Fleetwood Mac tour between 1997 and 2017. Tuggle also played with Stevie Nicks and Buckingham McVie. Love of music began in his early years Photo by Harmony Gerber/Getty ImagesMORE: Meet Renta, TO1’s newest Japanese member and Produce 101 alum

The star, born in Denver, Colorado, felt a passion for music as a child, and loved the Beach Boys when he was in Junior High.

He previously said: “And like everybody else, pretty much, I saw the Beatles on TV and things were never the same.”

Tuggle’s love affair with keyboards started when he was a teen, and his first real gig came in 1970. He was hired to work on Detroit Wheels LP titled Detroit and also to play for them on tour. He left after 18 months and was then picked up by John …