According to his publicist Jo-Ann Geffen, Cassidy was in critical condition and suffering from organ failure before his death Tuesday. Earlier this year, the singer/songwriter announced his diagnosis with dementia.
“So very sad to hear of David Cassidy passing away💔 He was always so kind and sweet to me. Our shows were both on Friday nights and deep down I dreamt of being a Partridge. His memory and love will live on in my ❤️forever. Love you David. Prayers to his family” — actress Marsha McCormick (@MoMcCormick7)
Celebrities and fans alike remember the teen idol on Twitter. Trade publication Variety has put together a sampling of these tribute tweets which you can read by clicking here: Variety.