Gord Downie Passed Away At 53
Canadian rock legend Gord Downie of the Tragically Hip has passed away at the age of 53. Downie had an aggressive and incurable form of brain cancer which he had discovered back in 2015.
He died Tuesday night surrounded by family and friends.
— The Tragically Hip (@thehipdotcom) October 18, 2017
Downie and the rest of Tragically Hip performed their final concert on August 20th in Kingston. There was an outpouring of support from people across the country who had the rare opportunity to celebrate an incredibly loved Canadian.
Rest In Peace, Gord.