Bushwick Bill Died Of Stage 4 Pancreatic Cancer At 52
Bushwick Bill AKA Richard Saw Died At 52 Due To Stage 4 Pancreatic Cancer
- Bushwick died at the age of 52 on Sunday morning 9 June 2019 at 9:35 pm due to stage 4 pancreatic cancer.
- Earlier day, he was kept under ventilator and at the time of his death, he was survived by his family members in the hospital.
- Bill's final words before his death were "I will love you forever."
Bushwick Bill aka Richard Saw died at the age of 52 due to the last stage of pancreatic cancer. Bill died peacefully survived by his family on 9 June 2019 at 9:35 pm.
The Rolling Stone magazine reported:
“There were incorrect previous reports that he had passed away this morning. We are looking into doing a public memorial at a later date. His family appreciates all of the prayers and support and are asking for privacy at this time.”
Earlier in the day, he was placed kept under the ventilation.
Bill was diagnosed by stage 4 cancer last February as he underwent the intensive chemotherapy. The reports revealed that the rapper Bushwick Bill also had pneumonia.
Sunday evening, Javon, Bill’s son remembered his father’s final words:
"I will love you forever."
He updated about his diagnosis to his fans via Instagram and asked for their love and support writing, "I'm going to fight this cancer. And with your support and prayers, I'm gonna beat it too."
Before his death, he told that he wanted to go on a 20-city solo tour, Phuck Cancer. He even planned to donate the portion of earnings to pancreatic cancer patients in each city.
Bushwick Bill, Scarface, and Willie D created a Houston rap band the Geto Boys in 1988.
On Sunday morning Scarface on Instagram wrote "RIP Bushwick Bill…," before the death. The post was soon deleted after the comment of Bill’s daughter stating, “My father is still alive and fighting cancer”.
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Moreover, his fellow bandmate Willie D shared a group photo and captioned “This is Geto Boys for Life.”
Bill’s publicist claims that they are organizing a public memorial in Houston.