Gary Richrath’s Death – Cause and Date

Born (Birthday)

October 18, 1949

Death Date

Sep 13, 2015

Age of Death

65 years

Cause of Death

N/A

Place of Death

Bloomington, Illinois, United States

Profession

Guitarist

The guitarist Gary Richrath died at the age of 65. Here is all you want to know, and more!

Biography - A Short Wiki

Former guitarist and songwriter for rock band REO Speedwagon from 1970 to 1989.

He was a local guitarist in Peoria, Illinois, writing material that went on to become REO Speedwagon’s catalog.

Though best known as a guitarist, he was featured as a vocalist on several REO Speedwagon tracks, including “(Only A) Summer Love.”

He was born and raised in Peoria, Illinois.

He and lead singer Kevin Cronin experienced great success with REO Speedwagon.