Skeeter Davis' Death

Born (Birthday) December 30, 1931

Death Date September 9, 2004

Age of Death 72 years

Cause of Death Breast Cancer

Place of Death Nashville, Tennessee, United States

Profession Country Singer

The country singer Skeeter Davis died at the age of 72. Here is all you want to know, and more!

Biography - A Short Wiki

Country singer who released the hit “I Forgot More Than You’ll Ever Know” and the ballad “The End of the World.”

She was born Mary Penick in Dry Ridge, Kentucky.

How did Skeeter Davis die?

In 2001, Davis’s breast cancer spread (metastasized) and left her incapacitated. The following year she made her final performance at the Grand Ole Opry, she sang The End of the World. On September 19, 2004, David died of breast cancer in Nashville, Tennesse, in a hospice. The singer reached the age of 72.