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Musician Brad Fischetti, the last surviving member of LFO, Regrets the recent death of a friend and bandmate Devin Lima.
"It is with a truly broken heart that I confirm that Harold & Devin & # 39; Lima died early this morning after a brave battle with cancer," he told E! News in a statement.
Fischetti continued: "Devin, as the world knows him, was an extraordinary talent, a loving father for his six children and a loving companion for his mother, he was a beloved son and brother and friend of so many." On behalf of "The family LFO, thank you for the tremendous outpouring of love from friends, family, fans, the media and the music industry. "
The 41-year-old died on Wednesday after a year-long battle with adrenal cancer in stage four. His death comes eight years after the bandmate. Rich Cronin He died at age 36 after fighting leukemia.
In a heartbreaking twist of the story, Brad also revealed the last conversation he had with Devin.
"A few days before his death, he told me:" Brother, when I finish, just tell them I disappeared. "My friends, Harold" Devin "has disappeared," the statement concluded.
In 2017, Fischetti, 43, and Lima acted as a duo of LFO, released the single "Perfect 10" and toured together.
"We were in the middle of planning the second and third stages of the tour when Devin was diagnosed with a very large tumor in his abdomen," Fischetti wrote on his website last year.
"[prayer emoji][heart enoji] 4 Devin please, "Fischetti wrote in his private. Twitter profile.
Lima joined LFO in the late 1990s, joining founding members Fischetti and Cronin. The group became famous for singles like "Summer Girls" and "Girls on TV".
Lima had joined LFO after the departure of the third original member, Brian "Brizz" Gillis.
Gillis, 43, publicly lamented Lima on social media on Wednesday.
"Speechless!!" He wrote on Facebook. "God takes the big ones, I guess." I'm amazed! "